Welcome to our WPPC

RightThe WPPC of Illinois  draws its membership from northern Illinois.  Please browse through the site to learn more about who we are and what we do. 

For additional information on Parent Club membership and to meet with parents who will gladly share their experiences in having a son or daughter attend West Point, please contact us at the links on this site. 

The WPPC-IL is a Non-Profit, 501(c)3 organization and all donations, including dues, are exempt from state and federal income tax.

 
Letter Writing Event for Class of 2022
Illinois parents and families gather to write letters to our Illinois Plebes.

Date: Saturday July 28, 2018
Time: 11am - 1 pm
Location: 22 East Chicago Ave, Naperville IL
 
Click on this LINK  for the flyer with more details. 
 
Membership for 2018-2019

The Membership form for the upcoming academic year is available.  Dues have remained the same as prior years.

Follow this LINK  for the PDF.  Download the PDF and you can fill out the form and then "save as" a new file name.

 
New Board Selects Officers
The new board met for the purpose of selecting officers.  The new club officers' term will begin 1 June 2018.

President:  Tammy McMiller - 2020
Vice Pres.:  Tammy Nigam - 2021
Secretary:  Trisha Bottarini - 2019 & 2021
Treasurer:  Danelle Sowatzke - 2019

They also collaborated on various chair positions:

1. Welcome Picnic:  Trisha & MaryAnn McGerty
2. Letter Writing:  Trisha
3. Fall Picnic/Shootout:  Bill Ratzer, Bob Manfredini, Jeff Corello
4. Tailgate:  TBD
5. AAB:  Tammy McMiller
6. Hail & Farewell:  MaryAnn
7. Fundraising/Publicity:  Joyce Egan
8. Membership:  MaryAnn
9. Webmaster:  Jeff & MaryAnn 
 
Calendar of Events
The calendar of events has been updated. Please click on the top or side menu to take you to the upcoming events.
 
Resources and More Information
 
Deb Dalton- parent liaison at WP- request to be added to her email list as well as the class Fb page; email her at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it
 
West Point Parents’ Club of Illinois 
 
   Website:
   http://www.west-point.org/parent/wppc-illinois/
 
   Facebook (closed group, ask to join):
   https://www.facebook.com/groups/712974735427623/
   or search for west point parents club of Illinois
 
Official West Point Links:
   
   Official West Point website parents page (the straight skinny direct for Deb):
   http://www.westpoint.edu/Parents/SitePages/Home.aspx
 
Unofficial resources:
 
   Facebook: West Point Moms (there are some nuts on here but can be good info)
   https://www.facebook.com/groups/33582021671/
 
   West-Point.Org – back before Facebook and Deb Dalton there was West-Point.Org.  They have some good info and they host parent club websites for free.
   http://www.west-point.org/
 
   Service Academy Forum.  This can be a useful resource to search for information.  The moderators are great and answer questions.
   http://www.serviceacademyforums.com/index.php?forums/military-academy-usma.4/
 
Spin -off pages from the WP Mom’s- prayer page, Mom’s Bake, Fitness, 300 Boodle Brigade, many more- search the files and request to join those that interest you!
 
The Mom’s Guide to Surviving West Point (available on Amazon)- written by 2 WP moms.  A MUST READ!
 
Further questions:
Any board member (contact info in PP Handbook) and lots more information in the appendices.
 
Two items recommended to be completed before ANY kid leaves for ANY college- Power of Attorney and Health Care Proxy.  Contact your attorney or Google the state Bar Assn. for more information and free forms.  Follow the instructions as some forms need to be signed in front of a notary.

 
Club Meeting Minutes and Bylaws
In the Members Menu on the left had banner, under the Documents link, the most recent approved Board Meeting Minutes and club bylaws have been added.
 
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