Dr. Sobek in the Community

Dr. Christine J. Sobek serves as a member of the Rush-Copley Medical Center Board of Directors, the Marmion Academy Board of Trustees, and the Geneva Lions Club. Statewide leadership roles include President of the Illinois Council of Community College Presidents, appointed member of the Illinois Pathways Advisory Council, and member of the Northern Illinois University Adult and Higher Education Advisory Council. National leadership roles include service on the American Council on Education Commission on Inclusion and the American Association of Community Colleges Sustainability Taskforce.

In addition to this service, Dr. Sobek also regularly meets with local leaders — both elected and those in the community — to share information about resources, listen to new partnership ideas, and collaborate on strategic ways to help our area thrive. Dr. Sobek authors a regular column in the Daily Herald and enjoys sharing information about the college and higher education as well as some of her passions including leadership development and work/life resiliency as a frequent speaker throughout the district.