My name is Julie Ostrowski, BSHS, RT(R)(CT) Chairmen of the Board and I am currently an instructor for the Health Science & Homeland Security Department at Southwestern Illinois College. I teach within the Radiology Program, as well as pre requisites classes for all allied healthcare professions. In addition, I lead sessions with incoming Adjunct Instructors for the college, helping adjuncts transition and offering tips for the classroom. I have been an active member of the ISSRT for 7 years; along with holding positions on the board, I volunteered to be the 2015, 2016, 2017 and now the 2018 Conference Chair for the Annual Conference. I am married to a retired Airman and have been married for twenty-six years. We have two children, our oldest Sarah is serving as a Field Artillery Officer in the US Army and my son is enjoying his junior year of high school. …I enjoy traveling the nation to speak at conferences on fun, crazy radiology topics. In my spare time I enjoy painting, learning the piano, spending time with family and drinking lots and lots of coffee. I look forward to a wonderful year serving the ISSRT board as their chairman and know we will bring great things to the society moving forward.

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My name is Mary Massengill, RT (R) (QM), Treasurer and I am a full time Radiology Clinical Instructor at Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL.  I oversee radiography, MRI and CT students as well as coordinate education for the radiology department.  I received my AAS and certification from College of DuPage in Radiologic Technology and Quality Management.   I am currently working towards my Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Leadership from Concordia University in Chicago, IL.  I have been a member of the ASRT and ISSRT for almost 10 years. My husband and I have 4 sons, 2 grandsons and 3 Great Danes.   I have been involved with 2 rescue organizations Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue, Inc and Just Giants Rescue.  I have served on various committees with each rescue.  I enjoy participating in events for both rescues, as well as transporting giant breeds to foster homes and forever homes.    I enjoy training my Great Danes, knitting, crocheting, reading and going to the beach whenever I get the chance

My name is Mary Hood and I am the ISSRT Jr. Delegate . I graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in Radiologic Technology in 1986, and have been  a registered CT technologist since 2003, although I actually started doing CT in 2001. I also received my degree from SIU in Heath Care Management, and have a Masters degree in Adult and Continuing Education from National Louis University.  I have worked full time as an instructor at Harper College since January of 2005 and am currently an Associate Professor teaching in the Radiologic Technology and Computed Tomography programs. I have worked in a variety of health care settings including pediatrics, family practice, dental and maxillofacial imaging, and of course in hospitals, both as a permanent and agency technologist.  My true love in imaging is Computed Tomography and I spent 14 years doing that until the spring of 2014 when I began to teach exclusively and no longer have a registry CT position, but that's o.k. as now I get t

I love representing the ISSRT as the Northern Region adviser, and hope to spread the word about the many good things the Society does for not only technologists as individuals, but the profession as a whole in Illinois, and nation
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 My name is Sharon Cheek BS R T   (R) (M) Central Region Advisor I am a Professor and  Clinical Coordinator for the Associate Degree Radiography Program at Lincoln Land  Community College in  Springfield IL.  I have enjoyed this position for the past nineteen years.  Before coming  to Lincoln Land, I  was a staff Radiologic Technologist for eighteen years  at Abraham Lincoln Memorial  Hospital in Lincoln IL  and was experienced in Diagnostic, CT and Mammography.  I received my Radiologic  Technology  education at the Bloomington-Normal School of Radiography in Normal, IL.

I completed my BS at the University of St. Francis, Joliet, IL.  In addition to the ISSRT, I am also a member of ASRT and AEIRS (Association of Educators in the Imaging and Radiologic Sciences.  I believe it’s important to be involved as a Radiologic Technologist at both the state and national level.

We are the voice of our profession.  Bring your talents and enthusiasm to our state organization. Get involved.  If you have any questions about the ISSRT please do not hesitate to email. 


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e is Cathie Kukec, R.T.(R)(QM), CBPN-IC, ISSRT Delegate, and ISSRT  Sr. Affiliate Delegate to the ASRTI have been a radiologic technologist for over 20 years.  Working as a navigator allows me to assist breast imaging patients with their care from all aspects, including coordinating care, as 

a resource for patients and their families and staff.  As a breast cancer survivor, patient navigation allows me to “give back” by helping my patients and their families through complex and sometimes scary issues. I am a past president of the ISSRT, having served on the board in all positions except treasurer and was awarded life membership several years ago.  I am also a past Speaker of the House for the ASRT House of Delegates and served on various committees for the ISSRT, ASRT and National Consortium of Breast Centers. My hobbies include travel, reading, collecting antiques and jewelry making. I also love to go to garage sales, estate sales and auctions. 


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