Peoria-based Children’s Hospital of Illinois said last week that Kevin Harlan, vice president and general manager for WMBD-TV and WYZZ-TV, has become a member of its community advisory board.
Harlan has more than three decades of experience in broadcast television and sales management, including four years as vice president and general manager of Nexstar Broadcasting’s Peoria TV and digital operations. He has also served as a board member of Easter Seals, United Way, the Peoria Symphony and the Illinois Broadcasters Association.
Other members of the Children’s Hospital Advisory Board include Vicki Bahr, Jayme Bailey, Stephen Bash, Patti Bash, Melody Berry, Terry Best, Andrea Bjorkman, Joe Blackburn, Jon Burklund, Scott Cicciarellli, Michael Cruz, Seth Davis, Pedro de Alarcon, Rich Draeger, Paul Dubravec, Sister Judith Ann Duvall, O.S.F., John Ginder, Jay Harms, Bob Hoerr, Gennifer Jeffries, Linda Kepple, Scott Klaus, Jeff Kolbus, former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Rex Linder, Karen Magers, Angela Martin-Moushon, Theresa Murphy, Dan O’Brien, Richard Pearl, the Rev. Tony Pierce, Sue Portscheller, Josh Riekena, John Riley, Tara Rossman, Sara Rusch, Jeff Ruskusky, Tim Saurs, Kay Saving, James Scherer, Melissa Stigall, Jim Thome, Sandra Ullman, Jamie VanBuskirk, Mary Ellen VanBuskirk, Michael Weber, Bill Wills, Peter Wong, Bob Woolsey, Jan Wright and Christine Zak-Edmonds.