University of Illinois System

System Office Wellness

Wellness Committee Members

  • Jackie Billhymer, System HR
  • Marissa Brewer, Governmental Relations
  • Jennifer Brown, Treasury
  • Joy Brownridge, System HR
  • Colleen Crawford, System HR
  • Marcy Frerichs, OBFS SAVP
  • Lorraine Graham, VPAA
  • Regina Harrington, President's Office
  • Karena LaPlace, University Payroll & Benefits
  • Dena Lawrence, UAPS
  • Dana Librot, AVP Business & Finance UIC
  • Jill Odom, CFO
  • Erik Olson, Office of Organizational Effectiveness
  • Andrea Pellegrini, USFSCO
  • Denise Rowe, Utilities Administration
  • Ben Sands, Planning & Budgeting
  • Lydia Schillinger, University Counsel UIS
  • Suzanne Stadel, VPEDI
  • Christina Worthington, AITS
  • Kim Wright, OTM UIC
  • Ernesto Zepeda, System Purchasing & Support Services

The System Office promotes a culture of wellness and encourages employees to incorporate healthy practices that contribute to their overall well-being. The areas of wellness encompass EmotionalEnvironmentalFinancialIntellectualOccupationalPhysicalSocial, and Spiritual needs for a healthy life balance. Check back often - these pages are updated regularly to include new programs and opportunities that may assist with your general health and well-being. 

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On Demand

These activities are presented by Wellness Committee Members Joy Brownridge and Colleen Crawford. You are welcome to opt-out or modify any part, or all, of the activity if it does not feel right to you. If you have any injuries or medical considerations, please follow the advice given to you by your doctor or medical professional when deciding whether to participate in these activities. New activities will be added throughout the year. Please check back and enjoy!

UI Stride

UI Stride is designed to encourage employees of University of Illinois System Office departments and units to get active and fit, connect with their System colleagues, and be part of an inclusive and vital community. This self-paced challenge is a fun, easy way to engage in friendly competition with other departments.

Read more on the UI Stride page!

System Programs

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