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Title:Chicago State University Board of Trustees
Website:Chicago State University Board of Trustees
Contact Name:Monica Gordon
Contact Title:Director of Government Affairs and Community Relations
Contact Phone:312.446.6048
Function:The Board of Trustees governs, manages, and maintains Chicago State University including all its branches; employs education and administrative personnel; prescribes courses of study and sets fees.
Term:6 years from 3rd Monday in January of odd-numbered years, until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:Yes, no more than 4 from the same political party
Qualifications:No member of board shall hold or be employed in or appointed to any office or place under the authority of the board, nor be an employee of state or federal government.
Composition:8 members: - 7 voting members appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate - 1 voting student member until July 1 ; Student shall serve 1 year beginning July 1 of each year; Student member is selected by a campus-wide student referendum.
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:110 ILCS 660/5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
David, Angelique1/20/20257/30/2021DemocratGovernorMemberDuPage
Duetsch, CraigStatuteEx-OfficioNone
Quiara, Jason1/13/20233/28/2022OtherGovernorMemberCook
Schneider, Mark1/13/20235/10/2019RepublicanGovernorSecretary, MemberNone
Scott, ZaldwaynakaStatuteEx-OfficioChicago State University PresidentNone
Smart, Essence6/30/20227/1/2021Student Body VoteStudent MemberNone
Thames, Cory1/20/20259/8/2021DemocratGovernorMember
Watkins, Cheryl1/13/20233/28/2022OtherGovernorMemberCook
Zopp, Andrea1/20/20255/7/2019DemocratGovernorChair, MemberCook