Illini Media Board of Directors

Illini Media is overseen by a Board of Directors comprised of University of Illinois faculty and students. We thank them for their hard work and leadership.


Chris Harlan, IMC Board Interim President, Secretary/Treasurer
Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, U of I Community Credit Union


Chelsea Hamilton, Faculty Board Member
Senior Assistant Director, Communications and Marketing, University Housing

Jean McDonald, Faculty Board Member
Lecturer, Department of Journalism

Erik Riha, Faculty Board Member
Marketing Director, Illini Union

Alexis “Lex” Tate, Faculty Board Member
Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Journalism


Olga Bulka, Student Board Member
Max Grill,
Student Board Member
Jonna Harris, Student Board Member
Acacia Hernandez
, Student Board Member
Connor Josellis, Student Board Member

If you are interested in serving on our Board of Directors, please contact Co-Publisher/General Manager Kit Donahue at to see if there are current openings.