RICHARD HERNANDEZ is the Vice President of the DePue Alumni Foundation. He attended DePue elementary, junior high, and high school. He graduated from DePue High School (class of 1979). Then went on to Illinois Valley Community College, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He is a resident of DePue and an active member of the DePue District #103 school board, DePue Volunteer Fire Dept, DePue Alumni Foundation, and the Bedan Club. He currently works for OSF Healthcare.