Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW,(Illinois Chapter), received her PhD and MSW from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is currently a faculty member and BSW Program Director at Illinois State University (ISU). Also served in public child welfare and healthcare settings, providing a sound background for being chosen to be a Senior Fulbright Scholar to Romania where she taught and conducted research on child welfare reform. Dr. Wehrmann served at ISU as principal investigator on two child welfare training grants and was recognized for successfully securing approximately $1M in grants and contracts. Honored as NASW Lifetime Achievement award recipient at the district level; served as NASW District Chair, state Conference Chair, Illinois Chapter President, National Board Representative for Region IX, and member of the Executive Committee. Current member of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, and the Fulbright Association.