October 1, 2010



FROM:        Byron Zuidema
                    BYRON ZUIDEMA
                    Regional Administrator

SUBJECT:    Region 5 Staffing Structure

1.  Purpose.  To inform State Workforce Agencies of updates to the staffing structure of the Regional Office.

2.  References. None.

3.  Links.  This Letter is in the Region 5 website archive at:

4.  Substance. 

a.     As a result of the departure of our Recovery Act staff, the following is the latest update to the Regional Office staffing structure:

Office of the Regional Administrator (ORA)
Byron Zuidema, Regional Administrator, 312.596.5403
Sandra Wilson, Executive Assistant
Janina Rokiciak, Executive Secretary
Shawaan Caridine, Management Staff Assistant

Division of Financial Management and Administrative Services (DFMAS)
Barry Dale, Division Chief, 312.596.5455
Thomas DiLisio, Supervisor, 312-596-5454

Financial Management Unit
Chanel Castaneda
Deborah Galloway
Lorraine Jamison
Tommy Ouyang
Robert Rainault
Nancy Williams

Internal Support Unit
Beverly Akogu
Michael Dooman
Joan Steffek

Office of State Systems (OSS)
Nicholas Lammers, Regional Director, 312.596.5520

Division of Workforce Investment (DWI)
Rose Zibert, Division Chief, 312-596-5525
Julie Baker
Marium Baker
Catherine Brooks
Malcom Jackson
Stacy O’Keefe
Linda Ortolano
Celeste Moerle
Carl Stahlheber
Cheryl Svee
Rebekah Woolley

Corey Bulluck, Supervisor, 312.596.5532
Rochelle Bradley
Jean Grochowski
Lori Harris
Gerardo Lara
Alice Mitchell

Division of Workforce Security (DWS)
John Scott, Division Chief, 312.596.5507
Steffanie Belmonte
Santiago Diaz
Patricia Hernandez
Betsy Schloesser
Steven Scott
Richard Skinner

Office of Special Initiatives and Demonstrations (OSID)
Larry Greevers, Regional Director, 312.596.5437
Emogene McClure

Division of Demonstration Grants (DDG)
Tom Coyne, Division Chief, 312.596.5435
Ray Garcia
Eric Hernandez
Timmy Jordan
John MacLennan
Danielle Pleas
Lance Potts
James Sawers
David Scherer
Darryl Shannon
Clay Webb
Carla Wills

b.     Phone numbers and email access to regional employees can be found on our website staff page

5.   Action Required.   State Administrators are requested to share this Letter with appropriate staff and other agencies.

6.   Inquiries.  Questions or comments concerning the Region 5 staffing structure may be directed to Nicholas Lammers of the Office of State Systems on 312-596-5520 and Larry Greevers of the Office of Special Initiatives and Demonstrations on 312.596.5437; or Barry Dale of the Division of Financial Management and Administrative Support on 312.596.5455.

Questions or comments about the format of this Letter may be directed to Robert Rainault on 312.596.5416.

7. Attachments. None.

8. Effective Date.  October 1, 2010.

9.  Expiration Date.  Continuing

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