Our Staff

Crystal Curfman

Executive Director


Steve Ettinger

Chief Operating Officer


Mike Polhamus

TYCEC Property Manager


Tom Hoffman

TYCEC Program Director


Our Board

The Board of Directors for the Illinois Conservation Foundation is comprised of 12 members who have been appointed by elected officials from the Illinois state government. The Board is chaired by the Director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources.

Colleen Callahan

Colleen Callahan

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson

Barbara Johnson

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Bill Cullerton

Chicago, IL
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Robert Russell

Springfield, IL
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Andrew Katlin

Northfield, IL
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Ken Polhamus

Galena, IL
Ken Polhamus

Mike Hillstrom

St. Charles, IL
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Trip Banks

Lake Bluff, IL
Trip Banks

Tom Bennett

Pontiac, IL
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Mike Ruffolo

Frankfort, IL
Mike Ruffolo

Diane Schneider

Elgin, IL
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