Katie Davis is Director of the Illinois Green Economy Network and has been a member of the administrative team for eight years. Katie is a dedicated and passionate professional with experience developing, managing, and evaluating a wide range of environmental sustainability-related initiatives, programs, and events, with a focus on energy. Katie has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies from Illinois Wesleyan University.
Robert Hilgenbrink retired as the CFO at Southwestern Illinois College after 10 years and has been in the role of Vice President for business or administrative services at three other Illinois community colleges for a combined total of 33 years. He was active and held leadership positions in the Central Association of College and University Business Officers (CACUBO) and the Illinois Community College Chief Financial Officers (ICCCFO). Mr. Hilgenbrink was named International Outstanding Chief Business Officer in 2008 by the Community College Business Officers. He currently serves on the Sustainability Advisory Panel at the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO). Mr. Hilgenbrink has a B.A. degree in History from Quincy College and an M.A. degree in Economics from Western Illinois University.
Tim Gibson is the Director of Buildings and Grounds for John A. Logan College (JALC). He is a former building contractor and former full-time faculty member in the JALC Construction Management Program, Department of Applied Technology. Tim is Chairman of the JALC Green Committee, a member of the college’s Environmental and Business Services committee, and is the college’s representative to IGEN. He is also a founding partner of BuildRIGHT Illinois, Inc., a not for profit energy efficiency education and training organization. Tim is a regional coordinator for IGEN’s energy-related initiatives/programs.