AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make
Graduation Year: 1987
Degree Earned: Bachelor of Science in Health
Institution: University of Central Oklahoma
Brig. Gen. Alicia Tate-Nadeau is the first woman to reach this rank in Illinois. She received her commission as second lieutenant through the UCO ROTC program. She later earned master’s degrees in health administration and strategic studies from Governors State University and the U.S. Army War College. Tate-Nadeau currently serves as the assistant adjutant general/director of the Joint Staff for the Illinois National Guard and as team leader for the Federal Emergency Management Association’s (FEMA) Region V Incident Management Assistance Team, operating as a traditional National Guardsman while serving full-time in her civilian position with FEMA.