Samantha McCullough

Samantha McCullough

Samantha McCullough has been with Coles County Regional Planning & Development Commission for less than a year. Samantha McCullough, originally from Toledo, Illinois, now lives in Charleston where they enjoy spending time with family & friends. Samantha enjoys hiking the trails at Lake Charleston, tending to their garden, and actively seeks to improve equity and inclusion in their community.


Samantha received two bachelor's degrees from Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois in Music Business & Art.

Work Experience

Samantha has worked in the non-profit sector for 8 years, spending time working with people who are differently abled, supporting the LGBTQIA+ community through education and activism, and helping survivors of sexual violence and their significant others find resources and support through their difficult journey. Samantha is also a Certified Human Resources Professional, focusing on equity in the workplace.

Professional Affiliations

Executive Board Member for PFLAG Charleston, IL & member of Central Illinois Chapter - Society for Human Resource Management