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Title:Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy Board of Trustees
Website:Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy
Contact Name:Traci D. Ellis, JD, SHRM-SCP
Contact Title:Board Secretary, Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy
Contact Phone:630.907.5897
Contact E-Mail:tellis@imsa.edu
Contact Comments:
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
Qualifications:
Compensation:Expenses
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
Ayala, Dr. CarmenStatuteEx-OfficioState Superintendent of Education, DoctorSangamon
Brown, Eric10/17/201910/17/2013ISBE SuperintendentMemberMember, Secondary Education Mathematics or Science TeacherNone
Clarke, Kathleen10/1/20219/6/2016GovernorMember, Private IndustryChief of Network Operations, Chicago Charter School FoundationCook
Craig, Dr. JeffreyStatuteEx-OfficioSuperintendent, School District 129 West AuroraDuPage
Durham, Dr. BrianStatuteEx-OfficioPresident/Chief Executive Officer, Illinois Community College BoardSangamon
Goddard, Tiy10/1/20258/7/2020GovernorMember, Public Champaign
Isoye, Dr. Steven1/1/20249/1/1998ISBE Superintendent, Representative of Secondary EducationMemberSuperintendent, Oak Park School District 200Cook
Núñez, Dr. Luis10/1/202512/1/1999GovernorMember, Scientific CommunityConsultant, BioTarget and LNK Chemsolutions, LLCCook
Olszewski-Kubilius, Dr. Paula10/18/20197/1/2005ISBE Executive DirectorMember, Higher Education, 1st Vice ChairmanNorthwestern UniversityCook
O'Mara, Rebecca10/1/20238/7/2020GovernorMember, Private IndustryDuPage
Ostro, GingerStatuteEx-OfficioExecutive Director, Board of Higher EducationSangamon
Roche, Dr. Erin9/14/20179/14/2005ISBE Superintendent Member, Secondary Education, ChairmanPrescott Magnet Cluster SchoolCook
Rosner, Dr. Marsha10/1/20239/1/1993GovernorMember, Scientific CommunityProfessor, University of ChicagoCook
Sherrick, Dr. Rebecca10/1/202312/8/2017GovernorMember, Public Kane
Sims, Herbert Steven1/8/20261/8/2020GovernorMember, Scientific CommunityDirector, Chicago Institute for Voice Care at the University of Illinois, ChicagoCook
Tatum, Dr. Alfred10/18/20192/1/2015IBHE Executive DirectorMember, Higher EducationUniversity of Illinois at ChicagoCook
VACANT10/1/2023GovernorMember, Private IndustryNone