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                                    Mailing address: Illinois MUFON-P.O.Box 2105- Orland Park, Il 60462

                                                                     Phone Number: (708) 460-7606

                                                                         State Director Sam Maranto 


Illinois MUFON is a Cooperating State Chapter of one of the oldest, largest and respected

civilian based and voluntary non-profit UFO Research Groups in the world, that being the 

Mutual UFO Network, MUFON International Inc..

MUFON History:

Founded in Quincy, Illinois back in August of 1969 as "the Midwest UFO Network" membership was mainly located in Missouri, Illinois and Wisconsin but grew rapidly and in no time it became well outside the scope of the Midwest.The name was change to reflect its growing scope of operation and membership.

MUFON International details can be found at Please become a Subscriber Member 

You'll receive a monthly journal packed with valuable information putting you in the know on UFO's.

You may also want to become a MUFON Field Investigator furthering your quest on this most interest journey or wish to donate your expertise or time. 

Either way your support is both appreciated and needed.

Thank You...

Illinois MUFON:

As a State Chapter we aim to assist in fulfilling the mission of MUFON :

"The Scientific Investigation of the UFO phenomena for the Benefit of Humanity". We accommodate that quest locally mainly through Public Awareness and Field Investigative Research.

Illinois MUFON currently holds "somewhat" regular monthly meetings & presentations which will be announced. Join our Meetup group to assure you'll receive automatic emails for all Events.

Details can be found on our website at either:


Please also visit and friend the State Chapter Facebook Page Directed by our Assistant State Director Roger Laurella and Greg Cisko,State Section Director for Kane Kendall and Dekalb Counties.


Illinois Local Chapters or Cooperating Groups:

Rockford Chapter under the direction of Illinois MUFON State Section Director, Rick Peters. 

Contact information and meeting details can be found at:

There is also a cooperating Sister Chapter "the Greater Chicagoland UFO Meetup Group" under the direction of Alyse Rynor meets in Evanston monthly. 

For details please visit their MeetUp :

Meetings and membership are open to the general public. Though we hope you eventually become a member at some point we welcome your interest and attendance. 

Hope to see you soon please join our meetup group there is no cost in doing so and is the only way to assure you will receive timely information via emails.

Thank You,

Sam Maranto 

State Director

Illinois MUFON

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