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Wing Staff Org Chart

Illinois Wing Headquarters GLR-IL-001
Command Staff  
Commander Col Andrew Loy
Vice Commander Maj Michael Larson
Chief of Staff Lt Col Mike Poteete
Deputy Chief of Staff
Deputy Chief of Staff for Continuous Compliance Lt Col Tod Whitmore
Command NCO CMSgt Eric Perham
Asst. Command NCO SMSgt Frank D'Angelo
NCO Advisor MSgt Shane Guernsey
Advisor to the Commander Col Fred R. Rosenberg
CAP-USAF Liaison Region Director of Operations (LR ADO)  
Wing Administrator  
Wing Administrator Ms. Debbie Snyder
Special Staff  
Wing Chaplain Capt Dovid Grossman
Deputy Wing Chaplain Capt Kevin Massey
Deputy Chaplain For Training and Mentoring Vacant
Deputy Chaplain For QPR Implementation and Recruiting Vacant
Inspector General SMSgt Steven Weber
     Assistant Inspector General Lt Col Steven J Caldrone
     Assistant Inspector General Lt Col Kenneth G Dixon
     Assistant Inspector General Lt Col Carol E Hertel
Health Services Officer Lt Col Sydney Schneidman
Legal Officer Col Robert M. Karton
Assistant Legal Officer Lt Col Scott Bagnall
Government Relations Advisor Lt Col John Wenzel
Legislative Squadron Commander Lt Col John Fletcher
Agency Liaison Lt Col Andrew Welch
Diversity Officer Maj Maria Prekop
Assistant Diversity Officer Capt Joanne Weber
Director of Development
Grants and Fund Raising
Maj Kalman Kahn
Safety Officer Lt Col Val Mertens
Asst Safety Officer  
Plans and Requirements  
Plans and Programs Officer Lt Col Connie Kelly
Director of Personnel Lt Col Rich Miller
Assistant Personnel Lt Col John J Higgins, Jr
Assistant Personnel Col Fred R. Rosenberg
Director of Administration Capt Joanne Weber
Assistant Administration Col Fred R. Rosenberg
Education and Training
Formerly Professional Development
Director of Education & Training Capt Julie Moses
Assistant Director of Education & Training Lt Col Rich Miller
Assistant Director of Education & Training Capt Joanne Weber
Information Technology  
Director of Information Technology 1st Lt Amol Bargaje
Asst IT Officer Maj Edward Danley
HQ Calendar Administrator Col Rickey Oeth
ERSI - Mapping (GIS) Maj Thomas Schramka
ERSI - Mapping (GIS) Lt Col John Fletcher
Cyber Defense Officer Maj Ryan Stalets
Asst Cyber Defense 1st Lt William Klosa
Web Security Administrator  
Public Affairs  
Public Affairs Officer Capt H. Michael Miley
Assistant Public Affairs Officer Lt Col Paul Hertel
Cadet Public Affairs Officer C/Capt Soren Koh
Cadet Public Affairs Officer  
Recruiting & Retention  
Director of Recruiting & Retention Lt Col Carol Curtis
Assistant Recruiting & Retention Maj David Lee
Director of Operations Maj Rod Rakic
Deputy Director of Operations Capt Don Johnson
Operations - Flight  
Orientation Flight Officer Capt Matt Thompson
Asst. Orientation Flight Officer 2d Lt Ryan Carmichael
Glider Program Officer Maj Jackie Lefevre
Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Officer 2d Lt Brendan Stewart
Operations - Stan/Eval  
Standardization/Evaluation Maj Evan Youngblood
Chief Check Pilot Examiner Maj Evan Youngblood
Chief Mission Check Pilot Examiner
Operations - Emergency Services  
Director of Emergency Services  
Emergency Services Officer Lt Col Larry Hebda
Assistant ES Officer Lt Col Andrew Welch
ES Training Officer Lt Col Kirk Thirtyacre
Assistant ES Training Officer Lt Col Al Reynoso
Assistant ES Training Officer Lt Col Ray Walden
Disaster Relief Officer  
Search and Rescue Officer  
Operations - Ground  
Ground Training Officer Lt Col Ray Walden III
Mission Base Staff Training Officer Lt Col Ray Walden III
Operations - Aircraft Maintenance  
Aircraft Maintenance Officer Lt Col George Roy
Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer Maj Gerry Wirth
Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer Capt Stewart Orlin
Assistant Aircraft Maintenance Officer Capt Mike Carpenter
Aircraft Management Officer 1st Lt Robert Taets
Chief Aircraft POC Capt Stewart Orlin
Operations Psychological First Aid
Formerly CISM
Psychological First Aid Coordinator Capt Kevin Massey
Operations - Special Operations  
Counter Drug Officer Lt Col Mark Razny
Director of Communication Lt Col Bob Becker
Asst Director of Communication Capt Steve Malmgrem
Licensing Officer Lt Col Jim Weiland
Net Control Station Lt Col Jim Weiland
FEMA V Liaison Lt Col James Bartel
FEMA VII Liaison Capt John Myers II
Director of Logistics Lt Col Robert Taylor
Assistant Logistics Lt Col Bob Baron
Assistant Logistics Maj Ed Danley
Transportation Officer Lt Col Robert Taylor
Wing HQ Facilities Manager Lt Col John Patrizi
Supply Officer Lt Col Tod Whitmore
Directory of Finance Lt Col Gary Wolfe
Assistant Finance Officer Capt Dennis Svoboda
Assistant Finance Officer 1st Lt Michael Emmert
Cadet Programs  
Director of Cadet Programs Maj Valerie Espinili
Assistant Director of Cadet Programs Lt Col John J Higgins, Jr
Assistant Director of Cadet Programs Maj Nina Rossini
Assistant Director of Cadet Programs - Encampments Capt Gabriel McDowell
Cadet Programs Development Officer Lt Col John Wenzel
Cadet Activities Officer Capt Gabriel McDowell
IL Wing CAC Chair C/Capt Kyle Hallongren
Cadet Programs - Encampments  
Spring Encampment Commander Open
Summer Encampment Commander Capt Gabriel McDowell
Aerospace Education  
Director Of Aerospace Education Maj Mike Marzano
Internal Aerospace Education Officer Lt Col John Wenzel
External Aerospace Education Officer 1st Lt Kenneth D Lambeth
Fly a Teacher Coordinator Capt Matt Thompson
Wing Historian Lt Col John J Higgins, Jr
Assistant Historian  




Last Reviewed: 19 Sep 2023

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