Central Illinois Human Resources Group

Affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management

Champaign, IL

Getting to know your board members

President


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

Human Resources Manager

City of Urbana

Email:  eeborman@urbanaillinois.us

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.

Secretary


Kathryn Glynn

Human Resources Manager

Developmental Services Center

Email:  glynnkathryn@gmail.com

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). 

Co-Treasurers


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.  


Kathy Berger, PHR, SHRM-CP


Human Resource Generalist

Champaign County RPC

Phone: 217-819-4041

E-mail: kberger@ccrpc.org

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!

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.

Contact Us


Central Illinois Human  Resources (CiHRG)

PO Box 7291

Champaign, IL 61826-7291


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