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Picture Name School District Student/Finance Brief Bio

Joel Margliano – President  Kankakee School District 111  Student /Finance/IT
Joel has been a part of the Illinois Skyward Steering Committee since 2012 serving as Vice President until 2014 when elected as President. 

He is the Manager of Information Systems in Kankakee School District 111 and has been works with both Skyward Student and Finance. 

Mike Doney – Vice President, Conference Chair  Galesburg CUSD #205  Student

Mike Doney joined the Steering Committee in January of 2013. Since joining in 2013, he was elected the Annual User Group Conference co-chair for the 2015 Annual User Group Conference. He was also nominated, and accepted the role, for Vice President, starting in January of 2016.

In addition to his work on the Steering Committee, Mike is the Software Support Specialist for Galesburg CUSD #205, where he has worked since 2006. Mike helped implement Skyward from the ground up in Galesburg, and his daily duties revolve around overseeing the day-to-day operations of both the Student and Finance sides of Skyward. 

Lisa Baermann – Secretary  Bloomington Public Schools District 87  Student

Gerry Mattix-Wand – Treasurer 
East Alton - Wood River HS District 14 
Student/IT Director of Technology at East Alton-Wood River H.S. District.

Skyward Student and Finance User Since 1996

Scott Anthony – Finance Sub-Committee Chair 
Consolidated High School District 230 

Chris Kozik – Student Sub-Committee Chair   McLean County Unit District 5 Student

Tom Steele - Immediate Past-President Manteno CUSD No 5  Finance/IT

Stephanie Kaack  Manteno CUSD No 5 
Stephanie is the Data Coordinator for Manteno CUSD No. 5. She started as a Middle School/Technology Administrative Assistant in January 2010, then moved to her current position in July 2013. Stephanie has been a member of the IL Skyward Steering Committee since January 2016.

Janet Jares Kankakee School District 111 

Scott Powers  Olympia CUSD #16  Student

Eric Apgar  Round Lake SD  Student

Arlissa Holford  Peoria SD 150  Finance

Abe Loveless  East St. Louis SD #189  Student

Cheryl Brumett  Danville SD #118  Student
 Jana McGiles Monticello CUSD #25  

Brent Siebring  Skyward, IL Branch Manager
I’m the Skyward Consulting and Support Manager for Illinois, Indiana and Tennessee and I’ve been with Skyward for 19 years.  I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.  I’m a Registered Certified Public Accountant for the state of Illinois and a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.