Illinois High School & College Driver Education Association

The Illinois High School & College Driver Education Association is a professional teaching organization that was established in 1952. We are composed primarily of high school and college driver education instructors, supervisors, coordinators and safety enthusiasts throughout Illinois. We have over 700 members & represent over 600 public high schools in Illinois.
 

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Our members receive many benefits that are crucial to the profession.  There is regular communication on important news as well as information for better teaching.

Past Presidents

Year
Name
School
1952-53
Wood Reinheimer
Decatur H.S.
1953-54
Bob Malinsky
New Trier H. S.
1954-55
Willard Lazier
Glenbard H. S.
1955-56
James Aaron
Southern Illinois University
1956-57
Joe Pawlowski
Maine East H. S.
1957-58
Bob McKay
Ottawa H. S.
1958-59
Bob McKay
Ottawa H. S.
1959-60
Bob Malinsky
New Trier H. S.
1960-61
James Thon
Proviso East H.S.
1961-62
Ray Smith
Moline H.S.
1962-63
Dave Stanhouse
Carmi H.S.
1963-64
R. June Lee
Sterling H.S.
1964-65
Jack Miller
Waukegan H.S.
1965-66
Ken Decker
Clifton Central H.S.
1966-67
Neal Rathjen
Lyons Twp. H.S.
1967-68
John Minerick
Maine South H.S.
1968-69
Mike Gasper
Highland Park H.S.
1969-70
Fred Finchum
Hartsberg-Emden H.S.
1970-71
Dan Bolin
Eastern Illinois University
1971-72
Tom Holsen
Maine East H.S.
1972-73
Calvin Spears
Highland Park H.S.
1973-74
Ron Stopka
Lincolnway H.S.
1974-75
James Churchill
Jacksonville H.S.
1975-76
James Witmer
Maine East H.S.
1976-77
Roger Voigt
Elk Grove H.S.
1977-78
Harrison Fuller
Mascoutah H.S.
1978-79
Micky Johnson
Glenbrook North H.S.
1979-80
Ray Gibble
Sterling H.S.
1980-81
Dick Lemoine
Morton H.S.
1981-82
Carl Magsamen
Maine South H.S.
1982-83
Ray Kracik
Lake Forest H.S.
1983-84
Ralph Marshal
Deer Creek-Mackinaw H.S.
1984-85
Carl Magsamen
Maine South H.S.
1985-86
C. E. Welch
Springfield Southeast H.S.
1986-87
Beverly Magsamen
Maine South H.S.
1987-88
Jim Duncan
United Township H.S.
1988-89
C. E. Welch
Springfield Southeast H.S.
1989-90
Dottie Gammon
Downers Grove H.S.
1990-91
William Bulat
Rockridge H.S.
1991-92
Tom Lynch
Oak Park & River Forest H.S.
1992-93
Jim Artese
Bogan H.S.
1993-94
Frank Giannamore
Mundelein H.S.
1994-95
Bill Plymire
St. Joseph-Ogden H.S.
1995-96
Reg Green
Leyden H.S.
1996-97
Dr. Frank Gruber
Northern Illinois University
1997-98
Frank Lollino
Westinghouse H.S.
1998-99
John Papa
Lake Park H.S.
1999-00
Paul Cram
Washington H.S.
2000-01
Debra Twenhafel
Burlington Central H.S.
2001-02
Len Novara
Murphysboro H.S.
2002-03
Paul Cram
Washington H.S.
2003-04
Mason Minnes
Urbana H.S.
2004-05
Frank Stillwagon
Highland H.S.
2005-06
Terri Biggs
Neoga H.S.
2006-07
Mark Gruca
Andrew H.S.
2007-08
Jenifer Roth
Oak Park & River Forest H.S.
2008-09
Debra Twenhafel
Burlington Central H.S.
2009-10
Dr. Dale Ritzel
Southern Illinois University
2010-11
Dr. Dale Ritzel
Southern Illinois University
2011-12
James Archambeau
Washington H.S. CPS
2012-13
Dennis Peters
Mather H.S.
2013-14
Steve Scott
Lakes Community H.S.
2014-15
Jim Archambeau
Washington H.S. (CPS)
2015-16
Dan Kleinfeldt
Oak Park-River Forest H.S.
2016-17
Brent Johnston
Hinsdale Central H.S.
2017-18
Debra Twenhafel
Burlington Central H.S.
2018-19
Chris Wingate
Neuqua Valley H.S.
2019-20
Brent Johnston
Hinsdale Central H.S.