THE ICA

The Illinois Climbers Association is a charitable organization representing the climbers of Illinois. We are dedicated to preserving climbing and bouldering access in Illinois through education, conservation, and cooperation.

Mission

The Illinois Climbers Association is a 501(c)3 charitable organization created to:

(1) promote and support conservation and preservation of both rock climbing and bouldering areas, and their respective natural resources in Illinois

(2) encourage optimal recreational use of Illinois outdoor climbing resources through land stewardship education and by facilitating cooperation between climbers, private land owners, and public land managers

(3) encourage and promote the development of policies and practices that will preserve climbing and bouldering areas in Illinois

 
The Board

The Illinois Climber's Association's foundation is its members.  The ICA board takes it's responsibility seriously to best represent those members in the climbing community to the fullest extent of their ability.  The board is comprised of 11 volunteer members.  

Meet The Board

Phillip Carrier

Phillip Carrier

President
Brice Dion

Brice Dion

Vice-President
Kelly Bliss

Kelly Bliss

Treasurer
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Kristi Sierzega

Secretary
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Kevin Sierzega

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Matt Bliss

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Dave Hug

State Owned Lands Liaison
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David Quinney

St. Louis Representative
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Abbie Spiwak

Membership Director
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Doug Rothe

Central & Northern IL Representative
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Miranda Soule