On January 14, the Great Lakes St. Lawrence Governors & Premiers welcomed Illinois Governor JB Pritzker as a member of the GSGP Board of Directors.
Governor Pritzker was elected Governor on November 6, 2018 and inaugurated on January 14. Governor Pritzker became a national leader in early childhood education, working for decades to create and expand early learning programs for low income children. As a businessman and entrepreneur, Governor Pritzker has helped create thousands of jobs in Illinois. In 2012, Governor Pritzker founded 1871, a non-profit small business incubator.