About WILL

Advisory Committee


Community Advisors help gather information and opinions about community issues and needs; heighten community awareness of WILL and its services; advocate for broad-based support of WILL; identify and encourage new sources of funding for specific projects to improve or expand service to the community; and review and advise on legislation designed to improve the quality of public media. 

2020-21 WILL Community Advisors

  • Ms Ruth L Cortright, Decatur
  • Ms Robyn M Deterding, White Heath
  • Dr Urias Betoel Escobar, Urbana
  • Ms Joan M Friedman, Urbana
  • Mr Rich Furr, Champaign
  • Rev Sandra J Haas, Champaign
  • Mr Russ Hamilton, Champaign
  • Mr David Henry, Champaign
  • Ms Tammey A Kikta, Mahomet
  • Ms Beckie Kane, Champaign
  • Dr Warren G Lavey, Champaign
  • Prof John C Lammers, Champaign
  • Ms Mari M Martin, Indianola
  • Mr Jeffrey L Perkins, Decatur
  • Ms Janet K Picillo, Danville
  • Ms Monique Rivera, Urbana
  • Ms. Shandra Summerville, Champaign
  • Ms Kathryn Valdes, Mahomet
  • Mr Linden A Warfel, Tolono
  • Mr Otis G Williams, Urbana

Community Advisors meeting dates

  • Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 4 pm
  • Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 4 pm
  • Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 4 pm
  • Wednesday, March 9, 2022, 4 pm
  • Wednesday, June 8, 2022, 4 pm
  • Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 4 pm

Contacting the Community Advisors

Advisors may be contacted via this email address: will-advisorycommittee@illinois.edu.