University of Illinois System

Student Mental Health Symposium Committee Members

System Office

Derek Briles, Project & Program Manager BSS

Joda Morton, Director of Enterprise Risk Management, Co-Chair

Julian Parrott, Assistant Vice President, Co-Chair

Filip Przybysz, Communications Coordinator BSS


Clare Budin, undergraduate student, College of ACES

Carla McCowan, Director, Counseling Center

Lowa Mwilambwe, Assoc. Vice Chancellor Auxillary, Health and Wellness

Deidre Weathersby, Assoc. Director Outreach & Prevention, Counseling Center

Kathy Martensen, Asst. Provost for Education Programs


Linda Deanna, Dean of Students, Student Affairs

Melissa Macero, graduate student, UIC Pres. Grad Student Council

Kathleen Kashima, Sr. Assoc. Dean of Students, College of Medicine

Counseling Center staff, TBD


Bethany Bilyeu, Director, Counseling Center

Michelle Vinson, Assistant Dean of Students and Assistant Director for Residence Life

University Senates Conference