Landmarks Illinois Regional Advisors

The Regional Advisors serve as Landmarks Illinois’ eyes and ears around the state. Landmarks Illinois looks to its advisors to inform the organization of rising issues and to provide basic information that will help the staff determine, in consultation with the advisors, how best to respond.

Regional Advisors by Location

1 - Northern Stateline

Counties: Boone, Ogle, Stephenson, Winnebago

Don Bissell

Friends of Ziock

(815) 519-8814

2 - Northwest

Counties: Bureau, Carroll, Henry, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lee, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, Whiteside

Carl and Marilyn Johnson


Tel (815) 777-1222


Diane Oestreich

Rock Island

Tel (309) 788-1845

3 - Northeast

Counties: Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Lake, McHenry, Will

Christine Benuzzi

McHenry County


Elizabeth Blasius

Tel (773) 814-7845

4 - West Central

Counties: Adams, Brown, Hancock, Henderson, Knox, McDonough, Pike, Schuyler, Warren

Warren Winston



Joi Cuartero


(630) 788-4101

5 - North Central

Counties: DeWitt, Fulton, Livingston, Marshall, Mason, McLean, Peoria, Stark, Tazewell, Woodford

Bill Ordaz


(309) 251-7808

6 - East Central

Counties: Champaign, Douglas, Ford, Iroquois, Piatt, Vermilion

Alice Novak



7 - Central

Counties: Cass, Christian, Greene, Logan, Macon, Macoupin, Menard, Montgomery, Morgan, Sangamon, Scott, Shelby

Hank Norris

Tel (217) 474-3444

8 - Southeast

Counties: Clark, Clay, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Edgar, Effingham, Fayette, Jasper, Lawrence, Marion,

Moultrie, Richland

Stephen Thompson


Tel (217) 234-6004

9 - Southwest

Counties: Bond, Calhoun, Clinton,

Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St., Clair, Washington

Michael Allen

St. Louis

(314) 920-5680


Seth McGee

Greene County

President, Illinois Valley Cultural Heritage

Association (IVCHA)

(217) 638-2103

10 - Southern

Counties: Alexander, Edwards, Franklin, Gallatin, Hamilton, Hardin, Jackson, Jefferson, Johnson, Massac, Perry, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union, Wabash, Wayne, White, Williamson

Charlotte Anderson


Tel (618) 638-2286


Rachel Malcolm Ensor


Tel (618) 201-7435


Gail White


Tel (618) 529-3691

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