Past Presidents

Term in Office Name
2019 - 2020 Vicki Bowman, CMP, CED, CSEP:  ILEA Member since 2015, Employed at Motor Coach Industries - www.mcicoach.com
2018 - 2019 Barbara Siska, CSEP: Currently serving as ILEA Midwest RVP, ILEA Member Since 2012, Employed at University of Chicago - www.uchicago.edu
2016 - 2018 Lisa Ware: 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member Since 2011, Employed at Catering By Michaels - www.cateringbymichaels.com
2015 - 2016 Nicole Zenner, CSEP: ILEA Member Since 2010, Owner of Zen Events - https://zeneventschicago.com/
2013 – 2015 Barb Harris, CSEP, DMCP: 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member since 2009, Employed at CTC Destination Management - www.ctcdmc.com
2012 – 2013 Bob Moisan: Employed at Rentex Computer & Audio Visual Rentals - www.rentex.com/
2011 – 2012 Sandy Sobczak, CERP: ILEA Member since 1998
2010 – 2011 Sarah Schnell
2009 – 2010 Jack Scafide: ILEA Member since 2001, Served on ILEA International Board of Governors, Employed at CORT Event Furnishings -www.cortevents.com 
2008 – 2009 Sandy Sobczak, CERP: ILEA Member since 1998
2007 – 2008 Gwen McNutt, CSEP: Served on ILEA International Board of Governors, ILEA Member since 2001, Employed at Comcast Cable  
2006 – 2007 Pamela Patsavas, CSEP: Employed at The Freeman Company - http://www.freemanco.com/
2004 – 2006 Bill Kubiak, CSEP: 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member, Employed at Freeman AV - http://www.freemanco.com/
2003 – 2004 Tony Sansone: Employed at Freeman AV
2002 – 2003 Barbara Lee Cohen, CMP: Former President at PRODUCTIONS USA, Inc.
2001 – 2002 Lulu Yen
2000 – 2001 Jack Luft: President at Hall's Rental Service Inc. - www.hallsrental.com
1999 – 2000 Linda Whitlock: Co-owner at Corporate Event Interactive, Inc. - www.corpevent.com
1998 – 1999 Valerie Braun: ILEA Member, Employed at Braun Enterprises
1997 – 1998 Kelley Butler: Employed at Freeman Company
1995 – 1997 Mary Kay Weber: 2 Consecutive Terms
1993 – 1995 Carey Smolensky: 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member since 1990, Owner of Carey Smolensky Productions - www.cspworldwide.com
1991 – 1993 Robert Sivek, CSEP & CERP: 2 Consecutive Terms, ILEA Member since 1988, President at Lake Home Info - www.lakehomeinfo.com
1990 – 1991 John Davis
1990 Bernadette Forte-Mueller