Meet the president of ECC and his cabinet.


 

Sam_David

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.

 

heinrich_peggy

Vice President of Teaching, Learning, & Student Development
Peggy Heinrich, EdD
847-214-7363 
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. 

 

Konny_Sharon

Vice President of Business & Finance / Interim Chief Human Resources Officer
Sharon Konny, MBA
847-214-7367 
skonny@elgin.edu
Business, financial services and facilities are managed through this office. 

 

Amenta Paula

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.

 

GarberPhil

Executive Director of Planning & Institutional Effectiveness
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. The executive director works with college administrators, faculty and staff to support and guide management's strategic planning activities throughout the campus.

 

toya-webb

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
Toya Webb, MS, CPC
847-214-7823 
twebb@elgin.edu
This department consists of four units: Marketing Services, Communications, Web Services and Print Services. It is responsible for all marketing and communications initiatives  for the college including media relations, social media, crisis communications, publications, digital marketing, branding and advertising. 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.

 

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. 

 

Prentice_Marilyn

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 and the FOIA compliance officer.

 

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 chief liaison between the president and the public, employees, students, board of trustees, ECC Foundation directors and public officials.