From Illinois Business Journal news services
Real estate broker Tina Besserman of Granite City has been named to the Southwestern Illinois College Foundation Board. As a board member, she will support the foundation’s efforts to provide special educational and cultural activities that are not part of the college budget.
Besserman (left) is heavily involved in community service and volunteer work. She is a member of the Granite City Rotary Club and Granite City Chamber of Commerce. She received the rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow award and has served as president of the Granite City Optimists. She actively participates in their annual Camelot Auction, which she chaired for many years.
She has a great interest in youth, and has been recognized by the Boy Scouts for her leadership skills. She also took part in the first CEO Entrepreneur Program with the Granite City High School.
She also currently serves as a commissioner on the Granite City Housing Authority’s board and works closely with the city economic developer on addressing needs for housing in Granite City.
Besserman and her husband, Jerry, reside in Granite City and have one son, Matthew, who resides in Mount Vernon.