Membership Application

Please click on this LINK for the Academic Year 2019-2020 Club Membership Application. It is PDF file that can be filled out and saved to your computer and then emailed as an attachment to the membership chair.

Class of 2023 Welcome Picnic

Save the Date!

Cadet Candidate Welcome Picnic is planned for Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Clarkson Park Lodge, 1950 New Willow Road, Northfield, IL. Time 3:00 – 6:00 pm.

This is an opportunity to welcome the Class of 2023 into our family. There will also be a Q&A session with current cadets.

We will be sending out additional details, but we will need current cadets to volunteer for the Q&A sessions. We will also solicit parents on bringing food to share.

Club Leadership 2019 – 2020

WPPC-IL Leadership 2019 – 2020

Board of Directors

Tammy McMiller ’20 – Chair of the Board of Directors

Trisha Bottarini ‘19 & ‘21

Jeff Carello ‘21

Mike Castino ‘21

Bob Manfredini ‘20

MaryAnn McGerty ‘20

Matt McKee ‘22

Rani McKee ‘22

Tammy McMiller ‘20

Tammy Nigam ‘21

Bill Ratzer ‘14

Officers

President – Tammy McMiller ’20

Vice-President – Tammy Nigam ’21

Treasurer – Bob Manfredini – ‘20

Secretary – Rani McKee – ‘22

Committees/Leaders

Immediate Past President – Tammy McMiller ‘20

All Academy Ball (WPPC-IL Reps) – Tammy McMiller ’20

Budget – Bob Manfredini ‘20

Field Force Liaison – Bill Ratzer ’14

Fundraising/Publicity – TBD

Membership – Mike Castino ‘21

Social Activities

– Welcome Committee – Bill Ratzer ’14

– Letter Writing – Trisha Bottarini ‘19 & ‘21

– Fall Picnic – TBD

– Football Tailgate – TBD

– Army-Air Force / Army-Navy Watch Parties – TBD

– Boodle Party – Trisha Bottarini ‘19 & ‘21

– Firstie Farewell – Trisha Bottarini ‘19 & ‘21

Web Master – Jeff Carello ’21 and Brian Vander Yacht ‘17

Firstie Farewell

The WPPC-IL invites you to attend the annual Firstie Farewell to honor Firstie Families.

Sunday, May 5, 2019
11:30 am – 2:30 pm
490 Raintree Drive
Glen Ellyn, IL

RSVP to maryannm711@gmail.com

Please use this link for the FLYER.

Board Elections for AY 19-20

The election to the Club’s Board of Directors for Academic Year 2019-2020 is complete.  All ten candidates were elected.  The new board members are:
Trisha Bottarini – 2019 & 2021
Jeff Carello – 2021
Mike Castino – 2021
Bob Manfredini – 2020
MaryAnn McGerty – 2020
Matt McKee – 2022
Rani McKee – 2022
Tammy McMiller – 2020
Tammy Nigam – 2021
Bill Ratzer – 2014
The board members’ biographies are at this link.

Non-Discrimination Policy

The West Point Parents’ Club of Illinois (WPPC-IL) is a nonprofit organization. WPPC-IL is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, gender, sexual orientation, or age.

Disclaimer

DISCLAIMER:  This private organization is a non-federal entity organized by parents of Cadets at the United States Military Academy.  It is not an official activity of the United States Military Academy.  It is not endorsed, recommended, or favored by the United States government.  The views expressed by this organization do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Military Academy, Department of the Army, or Department of Defense.

Club Leadership 2018 – 2019

WPPC-IL Leadership 2018 – 2019

Board of Directors

Tammy McMiller ’20 – Chair of the Board of Directors
Trisha Bottarini ’19
Jeff Carello ’21
Joyce Egan ’19
Bob Manfredini ’20
MaryAnn McGerty ’20
Tammy Nigam – ’21
Bill Ratzer ’14
Danelle Sowatzke ’19

Officers

President – Tammy McMiller ’20
Vice-President – Tammy Nigam ’21
Treasurer – Danelle Sowatzke ’19
Secretary – Trisha Bottarini ’19+21

Committees/Leaders

Immediate Past President – Gretchen O’Connor ’18
All Academy Ball (WPPC-IL Reps) – Tammy McMiller ’20
Budget – Danelle Sowatzke ’19
Field Force Liaison – Bill Ratzer ’14
Fundraising/Publicity – Joyce Egan ’19
Membership – MaryAnn McGerty ’20
Social Activities
– Welcome Reception – Trisha Bottarini ’19 and MaryAnn McGerty ’20
– Letter Writing – Trisha Bottarinin ’19
– Fall Picnic – Bill Ratzer, Jeff Carello, Bob Manfredini
– Football Tailgate – TBD
– Army-Air Force / Army – Navy Watch Parties – TBD
– Boodle Party – TBD
– Hail & Farewell – MaryAnn McGerty ’20
Web Master – Jeff Carello ’21 and Brian Vander Yacht ‘17

About Us

The 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.The 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.