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Dads Association at Illinois elects officers, directors


CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — George Kohut of Shiloh has been elected president of the Dads Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Other newly elected members and their offices include (EDITORS: See list).

The Dads Association comprises fathers of Illinois students and promotes parent involvement in university activities and fundraising for student programs. Founded in 1922, the association is believed to be the first organization of its kind in the nation.


ALGONQUIN – Juan Perez, director

CHARLESTON – Paul Wieck, first vice president

CHICAGO – (19) Ben Duster, director

ELK GROVE VILLAGE – Harold Labinsky, director

GENEVA – Fred Case, director

KANKAKEE – David Jaffe, director

MACOMB – Mark Brown, director

MOLINE – Henry Hicks, vice president

NORTHBROOK – Joel Helfer, director

OLYMPIA FIELDS – John Menees, vice president/treasurer

PARK RIDGE – Kevin Blindauer, director

SOUTH BARRINGTON – Yogesh Bhargava, director

ST. CHARLES – Lalo Ponce, director

STERLING – Jim Say, vice president

WASHINGTON – Frank Rodriguez, director

WOOD DALE – John Cieslak, immediate past president

WOODSTOCK – Dennis Anderson, director