Affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management
Paige Hall, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Cunningham Children's Home
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.
Assistant Human Resources Director
City of Champaign
I currently serve as the Human Resources Manager at the City of Urbana 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.
Human Resources Manager
Developmental Services Center
I am currently the HR Manager at DSC and have been a member of CiHRG for over two years. I hold a SHRM-CP credential and plan to pursue additional certifications. I am originally from the south-side of Chicago (Go White Sox!) and have lived in Champaign since 2011 with my husband, two small children and Nova, the pit-bull lap dog. I’m passionate about all things health and wellness and when I’m not at my computer, you can find me in the yoga studio at the YMCA teaching 5:30am BodyFlow (shameless plug).
Human Resources Business Partner
University of Illinois - Prairie Research Institute
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.
Kathy Berger, PHR, SHRM-CP
Human Resource Generalist
Champaign County RPC
Member since February 2014 Previous Board Positions - Membership
I am currently the Human Resources Generalist at Champaign County RPC. I hold a Bachelor’s degree and I am PHR and SHRM-CP certified. I love to travel exploring history, visiting family, and looking for the ideal retirement location!
Megan Weeks, MPA
Human Resources Business Analyst
Prairie Research Institute - University of Illinois
Cell phone: 217-621-2381
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.
Laura Czys, SHRM-SCP
Assistant HR Director
Member since September 2017
Gies College of Business - University of Illinois
Member since April 2015 Previous Board Positions - Membership Director, Student Membership Director
Eric Ferguson, SHRM-SCP
Talent Acquisition Partner
University of Illinois
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.
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.