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Our executive committee consists of local conservative citizens who volunteer their time:

Frank Barham, Chair

Frank Barham, a native of Illinois, has been in the business world all his adult life.  He spent many years with the Southland Corporation as a national sales manager, then opened his own business.  He retired early in Texas, then moved back to Illinois and continued to work in sales.  He is active in church and passionate about being a conservative.  He is a precinct committeeman in Champaign.  Frank is the person to contact with questions about the Champaign Tea Party.  You can call him at (217) 377-6754.

Karen Olsen, Secretary-Treasurer                                                            

Karen Olsen, a native of Indiana, has lived in many states.  She retired from an executive position with the Federal Government .  She operates a small business doing tax consulting work and a small button business.  She is active in church.  In addition to serving as  secretary and treasurer, Karen maintains this website and donates the buttons for fundraising.

Board of Directors:

Cindy Eaglen, Director at Large

Cindy Eaglen, a life-long resident of east central Illinois, owns and operates two local businesses, Illini Recycling and Gotta Potty, with her husband Terry.  They also have Feathered Friends Rescue & Rehab, an exotic bird rescue where they lovingly care for abandoned, neglected, or unwanted exotic birds and find homes for them.  Cindy is in charge of logistics and is the one who makes the rallies happen.  She also finds the wonderful patriotic videos for our meetings.

Cindi Raimer.  She works for Illini Recycling and is active in Scouts. 

Nancy Johnson.  She recently completed her master's degree and helps us with event planning - her specialty.

Norman and Nancy Davis.  Norman founded Lake of the Wood Photography.  He also teaches in the Champaign School System.  Nancy works at Carle Clinic.

Would you like to become more involved with the Tea Party Movement?  If so, contact Frank at 377-6754!

The Tea Party movement is growing stronger and stronger as people all over the country are speaking out for representation.  Here is a blog from the Patriot Caucus that talks about the momentum http://www.taxdayteaparty.com/2010/03/the-tea-party-movement-has-momentum/