Meet the president of ECC and his cabinet.


David Sam

President
David Sam, PhD, JD, LLM
847-214-7374
dsam@elgin.edu

The president is the college’s chief executive officer, reporting to the board of trustees. The president guides internal operations which ensure student success and meet the current and emerging needs of the community.

Visit the President's Office page


Peggy Heinrich

Vice President of Teaching, Learning, & Student Development
Peggy Heinrich, EdD
847-214-7635
pheinrich@elgin.edu

This office is dedicated to student success through coordination of the college’s academic programs and services. The vice president oversees all instructional divisions, learning resources, and student services.

Visit the Academic Divisions page


Philip Garber

Vice President of Planning, Institutional Effectiveness & Technology
Philip Garber, PhD
847-214-7285
pgarber@elgin.edu

This office is responsible for the development, implementation, and evaluation of a broad range of processes related to strategic planning, analysis, and/or evaluation of the institution’s effectiveness; serves the campus community by conducting quantitative and qualitative research, as well as providing and maintaining information technology services. The vice president works with college administrators, faculty, and staff to support and guide management’s strategic planning activities, institutional research, and information technology services throughout the campus.

Visit the Planning, Institutional Effectiveness & Technology page


Kimberly Wagner

Interim Vice President of Business & Finance
Kimberly Wagner, EdD
847-214-7124
kwagner@elgin.edu

This office provides financial leadership and business support services for staff, faculty, and students and is also responsible for facilities and physical plant management.

Visit the Business & Finance page


Paula Amenta

Managing Director of Community Engagement and Legislative Affairs
Paula Amenta, MS
847-214-7273
pamenta@elgin.edu

In addition to building productive partnerships and strategic relationships with businesses, institutions, and individuals throughout Community College District 509, this office oversees the college’s legislative initiatives.


Toya Webb

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Toya Webb, MS, CPC
847-214-7823
twebb@elgin.edu

This office is responsible for all marketing and communications initiatives for the college including media relations, social media, crisis communications, publications, digital marketing, branding, advertising, web, and print services. The chief marketing and communications officer works with college administrators, faculty, staff, and students to support and guide strategic marketing and communications activities throughout the campus.


David Davin

Executive Director of Institutional Advancement & ECC Foundation
David Davin
847-214-7143
ddavin@elgin.edu

Coordinating efforts in resource development and alumni relations for the college, this office also directs grant development and resource development strategies, as well as the college’s private, not-for-profit foundation.

Visit the Foundation page


David Kintz, chief of police

Chief of Police
David Kintz
847-214-7885
dkintz@elgin.edu

The police department is the law enforcement agency responsible for the safety and security of the college community.

Visit the ECC Police Department


Marilyn Prentice

Paralegal, EEO/AA, Title IX and FOIA Compliance Officer
Marilyn Prentice, MBA
847-214-7992
mprentice@elgin.edu

Serving under the direction of the president and acting as liaison with outside counsel, the paralegal is also the EEO/AA officer, Title IX, and the FOIA compliance officer.


Anthony Ray

Chief Human Resources Officer
Anthony Ray
847-214-7415
aray@elgin.edu

This office recruits, retains and develops a diverse workforce that supports the mission of the college.

Visit the Human Resources Department


Diane Kerruish

Senior Executive Assistant to the President
Diane Kerruish, AS
847-214-7374
dkerruish@elgin.edu

Under the direction of the president, the senior executive assistant is responsible for the operational needs of both the president and the board of trustees, is the local election official, and acts as the chief liaison between the president and the public, employees, students, board of trustees, ECC Foundation directors and public officials.