About the Illini Quarterback Club

Our Mission

Founded in 1942, The Illini Quarterback Club is the official booster club for the Fighting Illini Football Team. The club encourages Illini fans to join and offers numerous opportunities for fans to show their support for the Illinois football program.


Our mission is to undertake revenue producing programs for the supplemental support of the Fighting Illini football program and its scholarships with all activities to be in complete compliance with the University of Illinois, Big Ten Conference, and NCAA rules, regulations and guidelines. Also, to promote fan attendance, enthusiasm and interest in the Fighting Illini Football Program.

2018-2019 Board of Directors


President - Mike Wallner
Past President - Matt Buller
Vice President - Kelly Rund
Secretary - Sharlyn Franzen
Treasurer - Neil Richardson



Expires 2020 Expires 2021 Expires 2022
Jill Alred Gary Buller  
Dave Clark Gerry Smith  
Sharlyn Franzen Gerry Smith  
Todd Lindsey Cathy Rector  
Jim Sheppard Jim Sheppard  

The appointment year is from February 1, 2018 until January 31, 2019