Community Link Welcomes William Becker and Dr. Kirsten Wilkerson to the Board of Directors

March 03, 2022

Breese, IL – Former Associate Judge for the Illinois 4th Circuit William Becker and Psychologist Dr. Kirsten Wilkerson of the Triad Community Unit School District, both recently joined the Board of Directors at Community Link.

 Judge Becker is a graduate of Washington University School of Law and practiced law for 42 years. In 2001, he became an Associate Circuit Judge for the Fourth Judicial Circuit Court of Illinois and served in that role until 2017.

 Dr. Wilkerson received her Doctorate in Psychology from Illinois State University. She has 24 years of experience in the school setting completing evaluations to obtain special education services and serves as a resource for family and teachers.

 John Huelskamp, Community Link Executive Director stated, “Community Link is fortunate to have such experienced professionals like Judge Becker and Dr. Wilkerson joining our Board. Their collective knowledge, experience and passion for community service will be great resources for Community Link and I look forward to working with both of them.”

 Community Link, a non-profit organization and proud United Way member agency, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of individuals with disabilities through a person-centered approach that promotes self-directed living choices and community integration opportunities. The mission of Community Link is to challenge, teach and inspire both participants and community, linking them in ways that enhance their lives. For more information, please visit our website at