"The voice of nonpublic education in Illinois"

Illinois Coalition of Nonpublic Schools (ICNS)
ICNS Officers and Board of Directors


ICNS Chair

Habeeb Quadri


ICNS Treasurer

Arlene Friedman


ICNS Secretary

Jeff Fick


Executive Director – Vacant Position

Chair Elect – Vacant Position


Ad Hoc Committee for IL Home Education

Jean Kulczyk

Dena Wiesner-Pardee

Jennifer Martin


Agudath Israel of Illinois

Rabbi Shlomo Soroka


Alternative Schools Network

Jack Wuest


Archdiocese of Chicago

Phyllis Cavallone


Associated Talmud Torahs of Chicago

Arlene Friedman


Association of Christian Schools International

Jeffrey Mattner

Steve Clum


Association of Illinois Montessori Schools

Denise Monnier

Tony Kambich


Bright Promise Schools

Steve Blom


Catholic Conference of Illinois

Zachary Wichmann, Director of Government Relations


Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation (CLEF)

Janet Klotz

Dave Maring

Monica Wetak


Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC)

Habeeb Quadri


Evangelical Lutheran Church Wisconsin Synod

Joe Archer


Illinois Association of Christian Schools

Mark McVey


Independent Members

Frank Kulle

Dr. Joanne Planek


Lake Michigan Association of Independent Schools

Faith Caron

Tim Costello


Lutheran Schools Missouri Synod Central Illinois

Trip Rodgers


Lutheran Schools Missouri Synod Northern Illinois

Lois Stewart

Keith Wilharm


Lutheran Schools Missouri Synod Southern Illinois

Jeffrey Fick


North Shore Montessori Schools

Lisa Kambich


Seventh-Day Adventist Illinois Conference


Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago

Mike McCarthy




Updated 5/15/20