May 9, 2007



FROM:                            Byron Zuidema
                   BYRON ZUIDEMA
                   Regional Administrator

SUBJECT:    Region 5 Organization

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.  Following is the latest update to the Regional Office staffing structure:

Office of the Regional Administrator (ORA)

Byron Zuidema, Regional Administrator, 312.596.5400
Sandra Wilson, Executive Assistant
Janina Rokiciak, Executive Secretary
Shawaan Caridine, Management Staff Assistant

Division of Financial Management & Administrative Support (DFMAS)
Barry Dale, Division Chief, 312.596.5455
Eirik Anderson
Thomas DiLisio
Deborah Galloway
Tom Ouyang
Robert Rainault
David Scherer
Cheryl Svee
Dennis Swafford

Tom Coyne, Supervisor, 312.596.5435
Beverly Akogu
Michael Dooman
Joan Steffek

Office of State Systems (OSS)
Nick Lammers, Regional Director, 312.596.5520
Deborah Irby
Stacy O’Keefe

Division of Workforce Investment (DWI)
Leslie Matthews, Division Chief, 312.596.5529
Marium Baker
Catherine Brooks
Corey Bulluck
Alvin Gordon
Lori Harris
Alice Mitchell
Philip Moreland
Robert O’Brien
Linda Ortolano
James Sawers
Rebekah Woolley

John Scott, Supervisor, 312.596.5507
Rochelle Bradley
Jean Grochowski
Eric Hernandez
Gerardo Lara
Celeste Moerle

Division of Workforce Security (DWS)
Fred Homan, Division Chief, 312.596.5492
Steffanie Belmonte
Santiago Diaz
Patricia Hernandez
Ray Koch
Linda Mulcahey
Elizabeth Schloesser
Steven Scott
Richard Skinner
Matthew Withers

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

Division of Demonstration Grants (DDG)
Rose Alvarado, Division Chief, 312.596.5525
Julie Baker
Stan Blazek
Marlaina Casey
Malcom Jackson
Carla Lakes
John MacLennan
Danielle Pleas
Lance Potts
Carl Stahlheber
Clay Webb

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 organization may be directed to Nick Lammers of the Office of State Systems on 312.596.5520; 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 Tom Coyne on 312.596.5435.

7. Attachments. None.

8. Effective Date. March 18, 2007

9.  Expiration Date.  Continuing

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