president http://peoriapublicradio.org en District 150 Board elects new president, Wolstenholm takes, resigns seat http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/district-150-board-elects-new-president-wolstenholm-takes-resigns-seat <div>The Peoria School Board’s annual reorganizational meeting included the election of a different president and discussion on the challenges for the next year. Peoria Public Radio’s Alex Rusciano reports:</div><p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 01:47:26 +0000 Alex Rusciano 25798 at http://peoriapublicradio.org District 150 Board elects new president, Wolstenholm takes, resigns seat SIU President stepping down http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/siu-president-stepping-down <div>SIU's President is retiring sooner than expected. Glenn Poshard will step aside at the end of this month:</div><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 20:01:03 +0000 Jennifer Fuller 21929 at http://peoriapublicradio.org SIU President stepping down Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/tazewell-woodford-counties-among-15-declared-federal-disaster-areas <p></p><div>President Barack Obama on Tuesday declared 15 Illinois counties major disaster areas. &nbsp;That includes Tazewell county where hundreds of homes were destroyed in Washington and surrounding towns. &nbsp;Woodford, Champaign and LaSalle counties were also among those getting the federal designation. &nbsp;Federal assistance that's made available can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs and low-cost loans for uninsured property losses.</div><p> Wed, 27 Nov 2013 06:58:50 +0000 Alex Rusciano 15514 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Tazewell, Woodford counties among 15 declared federal disaster areas Search firm to help Peoria Chamber of Commerce in president search http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/search-firm-help-peoria-chamber-commerce-president-search <p>The Peoria Area Chamber of Commerce is using a search firm to find a new Chamber President. The Chamber is using Waverly Partners in the executive position search.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 17 Oct 2013 20:50:16 +0000 Alex Rusciano 13557 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Search firm to help Peoria Chamber of Commerce in president search Peoria teachers’ union president steps down http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-teachers-union-president-steps-down <p>The newly-elected president of the Peoria Federation of Teachers says he's resigning the post. &nbsp;Scott Donahue sent a letter to the district's 1,100 teachers saying he's stepping down as president because of health concerns. He says he has a family history of heart disease and he needs to take steps to prevent undue stress. Donahue says he will continue working at Von Steuben middle school. &nbsp;He was set to take over next month as the union president. &nbsp;Donahue ran unopposed and replaced outgoing president Bob Darling. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 20:39:39 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4788 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria teachers’ union president steps down