IIN Executive Committee

Jerry Blazey

JERRY BLAZEY

Chair

Vice president for research and innovation partnerships

Northern Illinois University

Leslie Roundtree

LESLIE ROUNDTREE

Vice chair

Interim provost and vice president of academic affairs

Chicago State University

Denise Cobb

DENISE COBB

Secretary

Provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Chris Merrett

CHRIS MERRETT

At-large member

Director and professor, Illinois Institute of Rural Affairs

Western Illinois University

Kyle Harfst

KYLE HARFST

Executive Director

Associate vice president for economic development and innovation

University of Illinois System

Ed Seidel

JAY WALSH

Interim vice president for economic development and innovation

University of Illinois System