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Title:Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy Board of Trustees
Contact Name:Mary Collins
Contact Title:Board Secretary, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Contact Phone:630-907-5037
Function:The Board governs the Academy, an institution offering both high school and college levels of instruction for talented students who have completed the 9th grade to prepare and interest them in fields of engineering, research, teaching, and computer technology, and offering programs and services to stimulate further excellence for all Illinois schools in mathematics and science; establishes criteria to determine eligibility of applicants for enrollment; approves subjects of study and extracurricular activities; awards certificates and issues diplomas (13 total voting members – 7 needed for a quorum)
Term:6 years, and until successor is appointed.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:17 members total: 8 appointed by Governor: -2 representing general public -3 representing IL scientific community -3 representing IL private industrial sector; 3 appointed by State Superintendent of Education: -1 must be a math or science teacher; 2 appointed by Executive Director, Board of Higher Education: -1 must be a Dean of Education; 4 ex officio nonvoting members: -State Superintendent of Education, -Executive Director Board of Higher Education, -Community College Board Executive Director, -Superintendent of Schools in district of Academy location.
Chair:The Board shall select a chair from its members who shall serve a 2 year term as chair
Authority:105 ILCS 305/3

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Anderson, Dr. Karen HunterStatuteEx-OfficioPresident/Chief Executive Officer, Illinois Community College BoardSangamon
Bowman, Dr. AlStatuteEx-OfficioExecutive Director, Board of Higher EducationSangamon
Brown, Eric10/17/201910/17/2013ISBE Superintendent or ISBHE Executive DirectorMemberNone
Budzik, Dr. Jerome10/1/201810/14/2008GovernorMember, Scientific CommunityCook
Clarke, Kathleen10/1/20219/6/2016GovernorMember, Private industryChief of Network Operations, Chicago Charter School FoundationCook
Craig, Dr. JeffreyStatuteEx-OfficioSuperintendent, School District 129 West AuroraDuPage
Isoye, Dr. Steven1/1/20249/1/1998ISBE Superintendent or ISBHE Executive DirectorMemberSuperintendent, Oak Park School District 200Cook
Mayer, Carey10/1/201710/11/2013GovernorMember, 2nd Vice ChairmanAssociate, DewberryPeoria
Núñez, Dr. Luis10/1/201912/1/1999GovernorMember, Scientific communityConsultant, BioTarget and LNK Chemsolutions, LLCCook
Olszewski-Kubilius, Dr. Paula10/18/20197/1/2005ISBE Executive DirectorMember, 1st Vice ChairmanNorthwestern UniversityCook
Pereira, Sergio10/1/202312/8/2017GovernorPrivate industryPresident, Quill.comLake
Roche, Dr. Erin9/14/20179/14/2005ISBE Superintendent or ISBHE Executive DirectorMember, ChairmanPrescott Magnet Cluster SchoolCook
Rosner, Dr. Marsha10/1/20179/1/1993GovernorMember, Scientific communityProfessor, University of ChicagoCook
Sherrick, Dr. Rebecca10/1/202312/8/2017GovernorMember, Public memberKane
Sims, Dr. Herbert10/1/201910/3/2014GovernorMember, Public memberDirector, Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the University of Illinois, ChicagoCook
Smith, Dr. TonyStatuteEx-OfficioState Superintendent of Education, DoctorSangamon
Tatum, Dr. Alfred10/18/20192/1/2015ISBHE Executive DirectorMemberUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoCook