CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Paula Zelanik of Lansing, Ill. has been elected president of the Mothers Association at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Zelanik is the mother of Melissa, a sophomore in the university's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Other newly elected Mothers Association officers include (EDITORS: See list).
The election was held during the annual Moms Weekend in April at Illinois. The Moms Weekend tradition began in 1921, and Illinois is thought to have been the first university in the nation to designate a weekend honoring students' mothers.
The Mothers Association, established in 1923, works to promote a stronger relationship between the university and the citizens of Illinois.
2004-2005 MOTHERS ASSOCIATION OFFICERS
BLOOMINGTON - Nancy Rutledge, board member
BURR RIDGE - Angie Goldsher,board member
CATLIN - Wanda Schmit, board member
KANKAKEE - Kathy Meisenbach, third vice president
LEWISTOWN - Barbara Kittell, board member
LITCHFIELD - Susan Griffin, treasurer
MARSHALL - Juliene Pendleton, board member
METROPOLIS - Joan Schaffer Schmidt,, board member
MILFORD - Sandy German, board member
MORTON - Carol Sears, board member
MOUNT VERNON - Sarah Lee, secretary
NORTHBROOK - Jeanie Kennedy, board member
O'FALLON - Cheryl Bievenue, board member
RANTOUL - Monica Zachary, second vice president
SPRINGFIELD - Sena Nelson, board member
MISSOURI, St. Louis - Kathryn Phillips, board member
TEXAS, Houston - Shelley Levine, board member