TOI Staff

Executive Director

 

Jerry B. Crabtree
3217 Northfield Dr. - Springfield, Illinois 62702
Telephone: 217-744-2212
Toll Free: 866-TWP-GOVT (897-4688)
Fax: 217-744-7419
E-Mail: jerry@toi.org

TOI Executive Director Jerry B. Crabtree is the 4th Executive Director in TOI's 114 year history. Jerry has an extensive background in local government. His career includes experience in the Illinois Senate, Attorney General's Office, and departments within the Executive Branch prior to coming to TOI in 2005.

Jerry is a 30 year resident of Springfield, but originally from Southern Illinois (Frankfort Township, Franklin County). He graduated from the University of Illinois/Sangamon State University in 1991, completed his Masters Degree in Public Administration in 1995, and is currently a candidate to complete the Doctorate in Public Administration (DPA) at the University of Illinois, Springfield.

Jerry represents township officials in Illinois and also nationally as a member of Nation Association of Towns and Townships (NATaT), based in Washington, D.C. Jerry is committed to the goals and objectives representing all townships and their elected officials. Jerry resides in Springfield with his wife Mary. They have three adult children.


Office Manager / Drug & Alcohol Program

Pam Butler - Office Manager / Drug & Alcohol Program

Pam Butler
3217 Northfield Dr. - Springfield, Illinois 62702
Telephone: 217-744-2212
Toll Free: 866-TWP-GOVT (897-4688)
Fax: 217-744-7419
E-Mail: pam@toi.org

Office Manager Pam Butler is starting her 38th year with the association. The Astoria resident (Woodland Township, Fulton Co.) oversees TOI’s database of more than 11,000 township officials, hundreds of companies and other businesses. She also coordinates the random drug/alcohol program that is administered through Mid-West Truckers Association. She is responsible for the mailings done by TOI and its divisions (supervisors, clerks, highway commissioners, assessors, trustees) and creates many of the educational materials distributed at both TOI and division functions.


Associate Editor

 

Kayla Jeffers
3217 Northfield Dr. - Springfield, Illinois 62702
Telephone: 217-744-2212
Toll Free: 866-TWP-GOVT (897-4688)
Fax: 217-744-7419
E-Mail: kayla@toi.org

Kayla Jeffers joined the TOI staff in September 2018 as the Associate Editor. The Springfield resident is a graduate of Illinois State University, Normal with a Bachelors degree in English -Publishing studies. She is responsible for editing and organizing the magazine copy/advertising, developing stories of interest for township officials, and photographing TOI events. Additionally, she assists with the Association's social media and website development activities.    



Legislative Consultant

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Taylor Anderson 
600 S. Second Street, Suite 403 - Springfield, Illinois 62704
Telephone: 217-726-8358 
E-Mail: lobbyillinois@gmail.com 

Taylor Anderson, a full time, registered, contractual lobbyist in the State of Illinois, has spent nearly a decade working with the Illinois General Assembly. Anderson became a Legislative Consultant in 2017. He has lobbied on behalf of a wide and diverse groups of clients including various COG’s and local governments, as well as numerous business entities and corporations. Taylor began his legislative training by interning at several state agencies including Secretary of State Jesse White’s Office, the Illinois Senate President Emil Jones – Revenue Committee, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency-Legislative Affairs Division and the Dunn Fellowship serving in the Legislative Office of the Governor where he helped design and authored the bill tracking training website for state agency liaisons, as well as worked closely with top State Agency heads and members of the Illinois Senate.


Staff of the Township Officials of Illinois