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Joines named as Lake Land College’s executive director for college advancement

August 14, 2014

Lake Land College is proud to announce and welcome Jacqueline Joines, Brocton, as the executive director for college advancement at Lake Land College. In this position, Joines will oversee alumni services, foundation operations and grant development. 

Joines previously served as the director of development at Eastern Illinois University for the past 16 years.  During her tenure at the university, she represented the needs of the Lumpkin College of Business and Applied Sciences, the College of Education and Professional Studies and the Honors College.  From 1993 until 1998, she served as director of volunteer services at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, coordinating the volunteer efforts of approximately 300 volunteers.  From 1984 – 1993, Joines served as the district office manager and legislative aide to a former state representative.  

Joines received both a bachelor's and master's degree in technology from Eastern Illinois University. She is also a graduate of the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series fellowship and the former National Planned Giving Institute at the College of William and Mary.  She has carried the distinction as a certified fund raising executive (CRFE) since 2002 and served as a CRFE review course faculty member in 2014.

Joines served six years on the EIU Alumni Association Board of Directors and served as president of that organization during the university’s centennial.  She is one of the first recipients of the Superior Performance Award and was awarded the Career Occupations Alumni Service Award, both from EIU.  She is past president of the East Central Illinois Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Planned Giving Consortium of East Central Illinois. She is also a past member of the Hospital and Medical Foundation of Paris, Inc. board of directors and many other community organizations.  

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