District Administration


Dr. Anne Roloff

Asst. Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction


Anne Roloff began her career as a high school French teacher in Illinois, and soon became a department chair for Foreign Languages and Fine Arts in her school district, and then Director of Secondary Curriculum.  She has served in curriculum leadership roles in unit, elementary, and high school districts. Dr. Roloff holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois; a Master’s and Education Specialist degrees from Western Illinois University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from the University of Iowa. She has served as the secretary, president-elect, and president of Illinois ASCD.  In addition, she has been involved in the ASCD Leadership Council and the Nominations Committee.

Eric Trimberger

Assistant Superintendent for Business/CSBO


Prior to joining D219 in May 2014, Eric Trimberger served in Ridgeland School District 122 as Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Business Operation since 2006. Over a five-year period, he increased the district’s fund balances from $3.7 to $14.7 million. Trimberger served as Director of Finance for Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202, and was Business Manager for the Cooperative Association for Special Education in Glen Ellyn. He holds a Chief School Business Official Certificate from Northern Illinois University. He earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and earned his Bachelor of Arts from Iowa State University, with a major in Political Science. Trimberger completed 20 years of service in the United States Navy and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Commander in 2009.

Guy Ballard

Chief Technology Officer


Guy Ballard has been with D219 since 1999 and has spearheaded numerous technology initiatives during his tenure, including the Anywhere/Anytime Learning (one-to-one computing) program, which began during the 2010-2011 school year. He holds BA in elementary Education from John Carroll University, Master of Liberal Arts from Southern Methodist University and has a Type 75 certification in Education Leadership from National Louis University. Through Mr. Ballard’s leadership, District 219 has been recognized for outstanding contributions and commitment to education technology by local, state, and national agencies. Ballard has served as co-chair of ISTE, TECH 2000, and one of the original organizing board members of ILCTO.

Jim Szczepaniak

Community Relations Director


Jim Szczepaniak joined D219 in 2006. He first became familiar with the schools at the start of his career, when he covered District 219 as a reporter for Pioneer Press. He served as the Village of Skokie’s public information officer for eight years  and then gained experience in the corporate sector as public affairs director for Ameritech New Media/SBC Communications. Szczepaniak holds a B.A. in Political Science and German Studies from Northwestern University and a M.S. in Written Communication from National-Louis University.