Marsha Reardon was born in Champaign and has lived here most of her life. She attended SIU Carbondale, graduating in spring 2008. Shortly after school, she returned to Champaign to serve with AmeriCorps *VISTA and was stationed at Parkland College as Volunteer Coordinator. At Parkland College, she oversaw the Garden Hills Homework Club, an after school service‐learning program that uses Parkland students as tutors and mentors. She was also the Chair of Parkland’s Earth Week event, chaired on the Latino Family Day alternative spring break project, and coordinated volunteer fairs. After serving two years at Parkland, Miss Reardon was hired as the Volunteer and Site Coordinator for RSVP of Champaign, Piatt, and Douglas counties through Family Service of Champaign County. She also plays an active role on the committee for the East Central Illinois Volunteerism Conference, as well as on the TIMES Center Advisory Council. In her spare time, Miss Reardon volunteers for several organizations and is also an avid reader, runner, and concert‐goer. She currently enjoys living and working in downtown Champaign.

Marsha was featured in Difference Makers 2010: An eBlack Champaign-Urbana Publication.