Staff Members

Meet your Illinois Sheriffs’ Association staff!

Executive Director

Jim Kaitschuk joined the ISA team in February 2018. Under the general direction of the Executive Board, Mr. Kaitschuk will plan, organize, and direct the activities, operations, and business of the Association.

Jim brings over 23 years of legislative experience to the ISA where he will also be the lobbyist. Jim’s background includes twelve (12) years as the Executive Director of the Illinois Pork Producers Association and Manager of Operations at Borgic Farms. Jim has also been a sworn police officer since 2008.

 Deputy Director

Teri Schroeder joined our team at the ISA as the Executive Assistant in November 2007.   Her duties include Training and Conference Oversight, Grant Procurement and Oversight, Scholarship Programs, Budget Oversight, Office Management, Merchandising, Website Support and Maintenance, & Staff Training.

Membership & Marketing Coordinator

Lynn Saputo joined the team as the Membership & Marketing Coordinator in late June of 2022. Her duties include Membership recruitment/retention, database management, fundraising, marketing and member correspondence.

ISA Administrative Assistant

Megan Sergent joined the team as ISA’s Administrative Assistant in early September 2023. She is the first point of contact for visitors & greeting incoming callers.  Megan is part of a collaborative team and assists all facets of ISA business. Customer service is a big priority, as well as supporting each division as it pertains to membership, training, scholarships, grants and the executive branch.