Monique GarciaCommunity Advisory Board
Vice President of Public and Media Relations, Mac Strategies Group
NPR Illinois Community Advisory Board
July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2023 - First Term
July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2026 - Eligible Second Term
Monique Garcia serves as Vice President of Public and Media Relations for Mac Strategies Group. She
previously worked as a journalist at the Chicago Tribune for more than a decade, most recently as the Tribune's Statehouse Bureau Chief. She resides in Springfield with her husband Ed and also serves on the board of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Central 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.