Meet the Council


Michelle Morgan serves as Administrative Aide in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences, where she has worked for the past 16 years.  I was first elected to the Council in 2005 and I am just starting my 4thterm.  I have served on the exectutive committee as Secretary and Vice President.  I am the mother of 2 girls, Darian and Mackenzie. 

Committees:  Constitution, Scholarship and Executive Committees

Angie Campbell is a Medical Insurance Specialist IV in the Student Health Insurance Office and has been an EIU employee for more than 12 years. Her work on the Council began in 2005; she is in her 4thterm, currently serving in the capacity of President of the Council, a position she has held two times previously. She has also served as Vice President. She graduated from EIU in 2010 and from Stephens College in 2011 with a degree in Health Information Administration. She is a Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).  She and her husband Brad have 5 children and 5 grandchildren they are extremely proud of. 

Committees:  Election, Constitution, Personnel, Scholarship and Executive Committees

Patty Hood  

Lori Rothrock  has been employed at EIU Child Care Resource and Referral as a Child Care Resource Specialist since January 2011.  She is a graduate of EIU and was previously a Graduate Assistant with CCR&R.  Lori is a first time member on the Council.  She looks forward to serving on the Council and hopes to be employed by EIU for years to come!!

Committees:  Scholarship Committee

Rhonda Nichols  has been an assistant DBA in the Information Technology Services department for 8 years.  She graduated from EIU with a B.S.B, M.B.A. and M.S.T.  She is married to husband, David, and have three children, Alyssa, Jackson and Erin.  Erin is is currently serving in the U.S. Army.  This is her first year on the council.


Mary Jo Montgomery is an Administrative Aide in the School of Technology.  She has been at EIU since 1989.  Mary Jo has two children.  Her daughter Penny, graduated from College of DuPage with a degree in Interior Design and works as a manager at a Hallmark in Wheaton, IL.  Her son Clayton is a senior in the AET program here at EIU and will graduate December 2011.  Mary Jo will also be graduating from EIU with her Master of Science in Technology in December 2011.  In her first term of Civil Service Council, Mary Jo served as Secretary.  Now in her second term with the council, she is serving as Vice President. 

Committees:  Public Relations, Scholarship and Executive Committees

Paula Embry has worked at Eastern Illinois University for 25+ years.  She originally started in Housing in 1986, transferred to the University Union 1989, and for the last 17 years has worked in Human Resources.  She is currently an Administrative Aide. She has been on the Council since 1995, currently serving her 8thterm. 

Committees:  Constitution, and Executive Committees

Bryan Callaway  started his employment at EIU in August 1996 as a staff nurse. He completed further training in December 2000 at Indiana State University and is now a Family Nurse Practitioner. He is also the HIPAA Privacy Officer for EIU. He is a graduate of Eastern with a BS in Zoology (1979). He is also an instructor for Lakeview College of Nursing. He enjoys working with college students. He lives in Charleston with his wife and two daughters, three cats, and one bunny. He enjoys gardening, reading and watching movies. He is in his first term on the Council. 

Committees:  Public Relations Committee

John Sigler has been employed at EIU since February 1990 and works in Facilities Planning and Management as the Associate Director of Support Services.  He is a new member of the Council. 

Committees:  Scholarship Committee

Anthony Redding  is currently serving his second term of alternate for Business Affairs on the Council.  He has been on campus for 16 years. He works as a Digital Computer Operator III in the ITS department in the Technical Support area.  

Committees:  Election, Constitution, Public Relations and Scholarship Committees

Melissa Coleman  has worked at EIU Child Care Resource and Referral since February 2001, where she is currently the Training Coordinator.  She is starting her 3rd term on the Council, where she has enjoyed working on the public relations committee and scholarship committee.  She and her husband CJ have 3 children; Payton, Dalton and Ashton.

Committees:  Scholarship Committee

Melissa Gordon - Personnel and Election Committees

Suzanne Mathews - Election Committee 

Thomas MacMullen - Election Committee 

Jeff Wilson - Public Relations Committee

Gary Hanebrink Scholarship Committee