2024-2025 Officers & Board

President: Jason Cables
B.S. Accounting, UIUC, 2000

Scholarship Chair (beginning Fall 2024): Brittany Badolato
B.S., Community Health, UIUC, 2011
Treasurer: Larry Burns
B.S., Architectural Studies, UIUC, '74 & M. Arch. '76


Scholarship Chair: David Catalano
B.A., Communications (Minor in Music), UIUC, 2017


Activities Chair: Chris Chavis
B.A., Urban & Regional Planning, UIUC, 2006

Recreation Sport and Tourism, Sport Management, UIUC, 2008
M.S., Finance, Asset Management, UIUC, 2020 & B.S., Political Science and Government, UIUC, 2019
UIUC & UIAA Liason: Alex Kosmala
M.S., Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, UIUC, 1989

Secretary: Dr. Jennifer Luth
B.S., Animal Sciences, UIUC, 2000
Game Watch Chair: Danny McGovern
B.S. Materials Science and Engineering, UIUC, 2011-2015 & Doctor of Law - JD, Law, UIUC, 2017-2020
Communications Chair: Mark Ulrich
B.S., Chemical Engineering, UIUC, 1980

Director: Adelqui Boué
 B.A., Economics, UIUC, 1992

Director: Anna Catalano
B.S., Business Administration, UIUC, 1982 
Director: Will Collins
B.S. Urban Planning, UIUC, 2003 & MPA Public Administration, UIC, 2006
Director: Mike Davis
B.S., Aeronautical Engineering, UIUC, 1976
All Officers and Board positions were elected in June, 2024
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1915 Bellmeade Street
Houston, TX 77019

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Waiver of Liability

I am fully aware of the risks and hazards connected with the activities planned, and I am aware that such activities include the risk of injury and even death, and I hereby elect to voluntarily participate in said activities, knowing that the activities may be hazardous to my property and me.  I voluntarily assume full responsibility for any risks of loss, property damage, or personal injury, including death, which may be sustained by me, or any loss or damage to property owned by me, as a result of being engaged in such activities, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES (as hereinafter defined) or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law.


I do hereby release, waive, discharge, and covenant not to sue the Houston Illini Club, its officers, employees, volunteers, members, managers, representatives, event organizers and agents (collectively, “RELEASEES”), from any and all liability, claims, demands, actions, and causes of action, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and court costs, whatsoever arising out of or related to any loss, damage, or injury, including death, that may be sustained by me, or to any property belonging to me, while in, on or upon the premises where the activities are being conducted, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LOSS IS CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OF THE RELEASEES, or otherwise, and regardless of whether such liability arises in tort, contract, strict liability, or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law.


I further hereby AGREE TO INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS the RELEASEES from any loss, liability, damage, or costs, including, but not limited to, court costs and attorneys' fees, that RELEASEES may incur due to my participation in said activities, WHETHER CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF RELEASEES or otherwise, to the fullest extent allowed by law.

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