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Title:Illinois State University Board of Trustees
Website:Illinois State University Board of Trustees
Contact Name:Katy Killian
Contact Title:Interim Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President for Communication
Contact Phone:309-438-5453
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, chosen by a campus-wide student election, 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
Bohn, Kathryn1/13/20235/13/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberMclean
Dobski, Robert1/13/20234/17/2015RepublicanGovernorMemberMcLean
Jones, Julie1/20/20251/23/2017DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Louderback, Mary Ann1/13/20235/13/2019RepublicanGovernorChair, MemberMcHenry
Navarro, Robert1/20/20255/13/2019DemocratGovernorMemberWill
Paoni, Devin6/30/2022Student Body VoteMember, Voting Student MemberNone
VACANT1/20/2025BlankGovernor MemberBlank