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Advisory Council - 2021 Nominations

The Illinois Small Business Development Center at
the Starved Rock Country Alliance


The Illinois SBDC at the Starved Rock Country Alliance seeks 25 - 35 individuals to advise, share, learn, and plan the next stages of the Starved Rock Country Alliance and its Small Business Development Center.

Members are asked to:

Participate in four quarterly [Zoom] advisory meetings in 2024.

Perfect candidates are representatives who are:

  • Innovative self-starters - Passionate about regional entrepreneurial development and economic progress

  • Tenacious in collaboration, growth, and inclusivity

  • Comfortable using their full voice in acting as communicators of internal and external opportunities for regional growth

  • Hold a strong ethical and professional background or be passionate about building one

As an Advisory Council Member, our hope is for members to:

  • actively participate in the four quarterly 2-hour meetings

  • have strong communication and listening skills to share your perspective grow resources and impact through feedback and planning

  • take an active role in sharing opportunities within your local network

  • support and enable the growth and reach of the Starved Rock Country Alliance and the IL SBDC at the SRCA, providing your perspectives and quality thought-centric to regional growth.

  • 100% optional - Lead or join an "Action Team" aligning with your interests and goals


To apply to become a member of the 2024 Starved Rock Country Advisory Council: please complete this form:

"The delicate balance of mentoring someone is not creating them in your own image, but giving them the opportunity to create themselves."

  - Steven Spielberg

"Small business, you can give them capital, but when they often need as much is mentoring, advice, and help with their business plan."

  - Karen Mills

2024 Advisory Council Nomination Form: 
Self-nominations encouraged
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