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Joyce Katherine Schroeder, American state agency administrator, research analyst. Named to President's Council, University Illinois, 2004; recipient The President Volunteer Service award, 2011.


Schroeder, Joyce Katherine was born on April 1, 1951 in Moline, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Reinhold J. and Miriam May (Schroeder).


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1973. Master of Arts in Operations research, University Illinois, Springfield, 1978.


Underwriter, programmer, Springfield, Illinois, 1973—1976. Operations research analyst Illinois Department Transportation, 1976—1978, data analyst, 1978—1980, team leader, fatal accident reporting system, 1980—1983, manager safety project evaluation, 1983—1992, manager crash studies and investigation, 1992—2010, manager crash information section, since 2010. Systems engineering delegate to China, China Association Science and Technology, 1986.

Member staff Driving While Intoxicated Advisory Council and Task Force, State of Illinois, 1983-1986, 89-92, Governor Task Force on Occupant Protection, 1988-1990. Illinois Traffic Safety Information Systems Council, 1993-1995. Member safety engineering technical advisory group Illinois Center Transportation, since 2005.

Member Illinois Traffic Records Coordinator Committee, since 2004.


Volunteer Animal Protective League, Springfield. Leader board, co-chair Ladies Professional Golf Association Rail Classic, Springfield, 1983-1987. Member University Illinois Sangamon Auditorium Volunteer Association, Springfield, since 2007, board directors, recording secretary since 2009.

Member of Illinois Traffic Safety Leaders, N. American Conference Lions Foundation (annual conference steering committee 2001-2003, board directors since 2004, treasurer since 2005), Past District Governor Association (secretary-treasurer 1993—2006), Lions of Illinois Endowment Fund (trustee 1998-1999, coordinator memorial and endowments since 1999), Springfield Lincoln Land Lions Club (charter president 1988-1990, treasurer 1993-1995, news editor since 1995, treasurer 2002-2008, secretary-treasurer since 2008), Lions Illinois Foundation (ambassador goodwill 1993, trustee 1995-1999, treasurer foundation board 1996-1997, vice president foundation board 1997-1998, chairman long range planning committee since 1997, president foundation board 1998-1999, policy ad hoc committee since 1999, chairman policy ad hoc committee since 2002, fellow 1995, fellow laureate 2002, Distinguished Service award 2003), Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. Foundation (life; lifetime charter member 2007), International Association Lions Clubs (life. District Governor Illinois 1992-1993, state membership coordinator 1994-1996, Melvin Jones fellow 1993), Kappa Delta Pi, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: dogs, travel, music, sports, humanitarian service.