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Title:Illinois State University Board of Trustees
Website:Illinois State University Board of Trustees
Contact Name:Brent Paterson, Ph.D.
Contact Title:Assistant to the President, Illinois State University
Contact Phone:(309) 438-3065
Contact Comments:
Function:The Board of Trustees operates, controls, and maintains University in accordance with powers and duties now or hereafter vested by law in that board.
Term:6 years from 3rd Monday in January of odd-numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 from the same political party
Qualifications:No member of board can hold or be employed in or appointed to any office or place under authority of board, nor be an employee of state government
Composition:8 members - 7 voting members appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate - 1 voting student member who is a student at Illinois State UniversityStudent member shall serve a term of 1 year beginning July 1 of each year
Chair:Chair is elected by the Board each July
Authority:110 ILCS 675

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Aguilar, Sarah7/1/2019Student Body VoteMember, Voting Student MemberNone
Bohn, Kathryn1/13/20235/13/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberMclean
Dobski, Robert1/13/20234/17/2015RepublicanGovernorMemberMcLean
Donahue, Rocco1/13/20235/13/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Jones, Julie1/20/20251/23/2017DemocratGovernorChair, MemberCook
Louderback, Mary Ann1/13/20235/13/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberMcHenry
Navarro, Robert1/20/20255/13/2019DemocratGovernorMemberWill
VACANT1/20/2025DemocratGovernor Member