ICCTA Meritorious Service Award
2006 Recipient


Guy Alongi
Chair
Illinois Community College Board

Guy Alongi is no stranger to community colleges. His father, Jerome "Mimi" Alongi, was a charter member of the John A. Logan College Board of Trustees and served as its chair for several years.

Guy himself is a Logan alumnus and, since 2003, has served higher education as chair of the Illinois Community College Board.

During his tenure, Alongi has guided the community college system during the toughest fiscal environment in Illinois history.


ICCB chair Guy Alongi accepts his Meritorious Service Award from ICCTA president Clare Ollayos.

ICCB chair Guy Alongi accepts his Meritorious Service Award from ICCTA president Clare Ollayos.

He led the move to preserve $5.5 million in Formula Impact Grants and regularly speaks to the Governorís Office on important state funding initiatives. He also promoted the restoration of funding for student support services that resulted in a $3 million Student Success Grant in FY 2007.

Outside the educational arena, Alongi is executive director of the Perry County Housing Authority. He also serves as vice chair of the Western Egyptian Economic Opportunity Council and Headstart for Perry, Monroe, and Randolph counties. A former finance commissioner for the city of DuQuoin, Alongi is a past president of the Illinois Association of Housing Authorities.


For additional information on ICCTA's Meritorious Service Award, please contact Kim Villanueva at 217-528-2858, ext. 1.



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