Dr. Jim Klein
Jim is an Associate Professor of Counseling at the University of Illinois Springfield (UIS). He has been a professor at UIS for ten years and prior to this position, served on the counseling faculty at Georgia Southern University. Jim is a native Illinoisian; his roots are in suburban Chicago and he now resides in central Illinois.
Over the last decade, and for nearly six years as a graduate student in northern Illinois, he has been able to observe incredible counseling efforts present in all regions of the state. His desire to serve on the board comes from a deeply held belief that we as a profession are stronger when all facets/aspects are united. Therefore, he feels it is imperative to support the efforts of those throughout the state and create opportunities for their voices to be heard and great work to be seen.