Director of Foundation
217-241-1300, Ext. 286
Jeff Rogers grew up and worked most of his career in northwest Illinois, having served as editor of daily newspapers in Freeport, Galesburg, Sterling and Dixon over the past 23 years. Jeff also worked at newspapers in Roanoke, Virginia, and Monroe,Wisconsin, where he also served as editor. He joined the Illinois Press in October 2018, and now lives in Chatham, Illinois. He is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria.
Director of Technology
217-241-1300, Ext. 239
Ron Kline joined the Illinois Press Assoication in 2010 as Technology & Online Coordinator. He is credited for assisting in the development and maintaining the publicnoticeillinois.com site as well as the IPA's electronic contest entry system, both systems utilized by many other state press associations. Prior to joining the IPA, Kline was a production system specialist for The News-Journal in Daytona Beach, FL. He also has experience with a variety of specialized computer systems and most recently was a computer operator for Gtech, Inc., which processes the state lottery.
217-241-1300, Ext. 248
Lisa Bouvet has worked in the clip department for the Illinois Press Association since 1986. She is from Springfield, Illinois. She is responsible for the media-monitoring of all Illinois newspapers.