Welcome to NSA Illinois!
Every expert who uses the spoken word to present content to an audience belongs in the National Speakers Association.
If your dream is of presenting for a fee instead of free, this is your organization.
If you want to grow as a speaker, coach, or expert of the spoken word, this is your organization.
If you envision changing lives from a stage, this is your organization!
NSA Illinois provides information, classes, tools, and a community to help you change the world through your words.
Members of NSA Illinois include experts who reach a variety of audiences as speakers, trainers, humorists, motivators, consultants, and more.
We are the famous and soon-to-be famous experts for industries, organizations, associations, schools, and non-profit groups.
We are an ethical group of professionals dedicated to improving the world and helping each other.
When you join NSA Illinois, you join a tribe.
We are an association built around mutual support and shared success. Cooperation and collaboration, not competition, helps us grow.
Come join us!
When Jill was in seventh grade, she recited a poem by giggling hysterically. Today, Colonel Jill makes a living speaking professionally to leaders, associations, corporations, and universities. She helps want-to-be leaders and have-to-be leaders be the best leaders.
McGraw-Hill published her book, Courage to Command: Leadership Lessons from a Military Trailblazer, in 2014. She is a TED speaker and The Moth storyteller. Besides speaking to tens of thousands of people nationally every year, in 2016, Colonel Jill spoke in Dubai and Bahrain; in 2017 Istanbul; and is scheduled for 2018 to speak in Singapore and New Zealand.