Mario JimenezCommunity Advisory Board
State of Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Division of Child Support Services Executive
NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board
July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2024 - Second Term
July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2021 - First Term
Mario is a Bolivian-American that has lived in the Springfield, IL area since 1999. He is a dog lover, a new member of the Dad’s Club, a soccer fanatic. He is fluent in Spanish. Sometimes he is a tropical dance instructor and used to host a Latin music radio show at the Capital Area Career Center - 88.3 WQNA in Springfield.
He attended high school in Cochabamba-Bolivia. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Springfield in 2010 and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a Minor in Management Information Systems.
He is a supporter of public radio and avid listener of NPR Illinois.
This letter to the University of Illinois leadership is to fulfill the NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board’s obligation to advise the station’s governing body.