ICCTA Meritorious Service Award
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.
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
For additional information on ICCTA's Meritorious
Service Award, please contact
Kim Villanueva at 217-528-2858, ext. 1.
Illinois Community College Trustees Association|
401 E. Capitol Ave., Suite 200
Springfield, IL 62701-1711
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