Central Illinois Human Resources Group

Affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management

Champaign, IL

Getting to know your board members


Paige Hall, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

HR Director

Cunningham Children's Home

Phone: 217-337-9010

E-mail: phall@cunninghamhome.org

Member since September 2001   Previous Board Positions - President-Elect, President, Past-President

HR Director for Cunningham Children's Home. Prior to that, HR Director for  DCC Propane and The Bromley Group of Companies.  Paige completed her MBA at the U of I with a concentration in health care management and human resources.  She enjoys running (OK—she enjoys the bling), traveling, spending time with her husband and 2 kids, and is a HUGE Disney fan.

President- Elect

Liz Borman, SPHR, MPA

Assistant Human Resources Director

City of Champaign

Email:  elizabethborman@gmail.com

I currently serve as the Assistant Human Resources Director at the City of Champaign. I've been in the human resources field since 2008 and have been a CiHRG member since 2015. I hold designation as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and certification in Strategic Human Resources Leadership from Cornell University. I also have a Master of Public Administration degree through Governor’s State University and a Master of Urban Planning degree from the University of Illinois. In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, crafting, and spending time with my family. 



Amber Hall

Human Resources Business Partner

University of Illinois - Prairie Research Institute

Email:  amberh@illinois.edu

I am currently the Human Resources Associate at the Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources with over 7 years of experience in the Human Resources Field. I am SHRM-CP Certified and have been a member of CIHRG for 2 years.  I love to cook and enjoy spending time with my family which includes my 3 boys.  

Website Director

Megan Weeks, MPA

Human Resources Business Analyst

Prairie Research Institute - University of Illinois

Phone: 217-244-4768

Cell phone: 217-621-2381

E-mail: mkweeks@illinois.edu

Member since September 2011

Human Resources Business Analyst at the Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.  Formerly - Human Resources at Developmental Services Center.  Megan holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration and a Master's level certificate in Human Resources Management.  In her spare time she loves to read, camp, fish, hunt, and spend time with family and friends. 

Professional Development Director

Vacant - email if interested in joining the volunteer team! cihrg1@gmail.com

Legislative Director

Tina Smith, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Business/Human Resource Leader

Smith Construction, LLC.

Phone:  217-841-0697

Email:  Tinasmail11@aol.com

Member since December 2014     Previous Board Positions - President-Elect, President, Past-President

Certification Director

Laura Czys, SHRM-SCP

Assistant HR Director
University of Illinois

Phone:  217-333-9063

Email:  czys@illinois.edu 

Member since September 2017

Membership/Student Director

Linda Rice

Human Resources

Gies College of Business - University of Illinois

Email: lindarice2@outlook.com

Member since April 2015    Previous Board Positions - Membership Director, Student Membership Director

Wellness Director

Cindy Magsamen

Business Development Employer Relations

OSF HealthCare Heart of Mary Medical Center

Email:  lucinda.a.magsamen@osfhealthcare.org

Diversity Director

Vacant - email if interested in joining the volunteer team! cihrg1@gmail.com

Public Relations/Newsletter Director

Eric Ferguson, SHRM-SCP

Talent Acquisition Partner

University of Illinois

Phone:  217-300-6187

Email: ericf@illinois.edu

Member since September 2011      Previous Board Positions -Membership, President-Elect, President

Talent Acquisition Partner with University of Illinois Human Resources.  When not at work, Eric loves to learn about ancient Roman history and hunt for 1960s – 1970s era comic books. 

Workforce Readiness Director

Vacant - email if interested in joining the volunteer team! cihrg1@gmail.com

Special Projects/Job Fair Director

Vacant - email if interested in joining the volunteer team! cihrg1@gmail.com

Past President

Jeanne Bohlen, SHRM-CP, GBA

HR Manager

Human Kinetics, Inc.

Phone: 217-403-7596

Mobile: 217-898-5639

Fax:  217-351-2674

E-mail:  jeanneb@hkusa.com

Member since February 2014    Previous Board Positions - Public Relations Chair, President-Elect

Human Resource Manager at Human Kinetics, Inc. in Champaign.  Celebrated 22 years with the company in 2020.  Certifications include SHRM-CP and GBA (Group Benefits Associate). She enjoys traveling, her scrapbooking club and spending time with family and friends.

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Central Illinois Human  Resources (CiHRG)

PO Box 7291

Champaign, IL 61826-7291

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