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Title:Governors State University Board of Trustees
Website:http://www.govst.edu/bot/
Contact Name:Penny Perdue
Contact Title:Office of the President
Contact Phone:(708) 534-4130
Contact E-Mail:pperdue@govst.edu
Function:The Board of Trustees operates, manages, controls, and maintains the University in accordance with powers and duties now or hereinafter vested by law in that board.
Term:6 years, and until successor is appointed and qualified.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 from same political party.
Qualifications:Can not be a federal or state employee. Cannot be a registered lobbyist. Can not hold, be employed in, or appointed to any office under authority of the Board. Must be an Illinois resident.
Compensation:Reimbursed for expenses
Composition:Seven appointed by Governor. One student trustee, elected by the student body.
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:110 ILCS 670

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Brookins, Kevin1/20/20257/26/2019DemocratGovernorCook
Brudnak, John1/13/20237/26/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberCook
Cevallos-Candau, Pedro1/13/20238/2/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Harrell, Lisa1/20/20257/26/2019DemocratGovernorCook
Hickey, Angela1/20/20257/26/2019DemocratGovernorCook
Kvedaras, James1/13/20237/26/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberCook
Taboas, Anibal1/13/20237/26/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberDuPage
Van Moody, Lester6/30/20207/1/2019Student Body VoteMember, Student TrusteeNone