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Since 1835, Illinois College has been governed by the Board of Trustees. The board is authorized to establish all general, academic, and financial policies for the College.

Board of Trustees

Each trustee pledges a responsibility to protect academic freedom and contribute to the best possible environment for the faculty to teach, pursue their scholarship and perform public service. The board is dedicated to acting in a manner that best serves the College’s financial health and the overall welfare of the institution for its students, staff, faculty and donors.

Board of Trustees

Susan Allen

Susan J. Allen

Professional Experience
Senior Vice President and Assistant General Counsel (retired), Nielson Media Research Inc.
Location
Hawthorn Woods, Illinois
Tonya Baise

Tonya Johnson Baise '76

Professional Experience
Teacher and Administrator (retired), Lemont, IL School District
Location
Burr Ridge, Illinois
Gerry Beard

Gerry Beard '78

Professional Experience
President, Beard Implement Company
Location
Arenzville, Illinois
Barrett Callaghan

Barrett J. Callaghan

Professional Experience
Senior Vice President, CCC Information Services, Inc.
Location
Orland Park, Illinois
Bob Chipman

Robert E. Chipman '74

Professional Experience
Realtor, Appraiser, and Owner, Chipman Realtors & Appraisers
Location
Jacksonville, Illinois
Joan Deboer

Joan DeBoer, Secretary

Professional Experience
Policy Advisory, DLA Piper
Chief of Staff to the U.S. Department of Transportation, 2009-2013
Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Del Dunham

Del C. Dunham '72

Professional Experience
Senior Technology Management Consultant, Carlisle and Gallagher
Senior Vice President (retired), Fidelity Investments Systems Company
Location
Coppell, Texas
President Barbara A. Farley

Barbara A. Farley, Ph.D., Ex-Officio

Professional Experience
President, Illinois College
Location
Jacksonville, Illinois
Joel Harmon

Joel C. Harmon '66

Professional Experience
Director of Analytical Chemistry (retired), The Shell Oil Company
Location
Missouri City, Texas
Gary Haynes

Gary R. Haynes '74, M.D., Ph.D.

Professional Experience
Professor and Chair in Anesthesiology, Tulane University
Location
New Orleans, Louisiana
Duane Hess

Duane E. Hess '71

Professional Experience
President (retired), Beard Implement Company
Location
Jacksonville, Illinois
John Kay

John S. Kay, D.Min.

Professional Experience
Pastor
Location
Wilmette, Illinois
Julie Bodam Macartney

Julie Bodam Macartney

Professional Experience
Special Assistant to VP of International Programs & Operations, Care USA
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Pat Mathis

Patrick B. Mathis

Professional Experience
Attorney and Partner, Mathis, Marifian & Richter, Ltd.
Location
Belleville, Illinois
Bill Mattingly

William Mattingly '75, Ed.D.

Professional Experience
District Superintendent (retired)
Location
Oregon, Illinois
Greg May

Greg May '88

Professional Experience
Managing Director, Williamson Funeral Home
Location
Jacksonville, Illinois
Ellen Miller

Ellen Rammelkamp Miller ’72

Professional Experience
Mathematics Professor (retired), North Lake College
Location
Keller, Texas
Steve Mills

Steven R. Mills '77, Chair

Professional Experience
Senior Executive Vice President (retired), Archer Daniels Midland Company
Location
Monticello, Illinois
Steve Oetgen

Stephen D. Oetgen

Professional Experience
Executive Vice President of Finance and General Counsel, Golden Gate Capital
Location
Alamo, California
John Power

John R. Power '73

Professional Experience
Publisher Emeritus, Jacksonville Journal Courier
Senior Publisher and Vice President, Freedom Communications, Inc.
Location
Jacksonville, Illinois
Dr. Susan L. Pratt

Susan L. Pratt '80, Ph.D., Vice Chair

Professional Experience
Professor of English (retired), Writer, and Consultant
Location
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Winston Rogers, III

Winston Rogers, III '82

Professional Experience
High School and Middle School Principal (retired)
Location
St. Peters, Missouri
Hank Schmitt

Henry A. Schmitt '73

Professional Experience
Attorney and Partner (retired), Moos, Schmitt & O’Brien, PC
Location
Peoria, Illinois
James Spradlin

James Spradlin '82

Professional Experience
CEO, Growmark
Location
Morton, Illinois
Jean Statler

Jean Coultas Statler

Professional Experience
Consultant, Statler Nagle, LLC
Location
Arlington, Virginia
John Williamson

John Williamson '78

Professional Experience
CPA and Partner; EisnerAmper LLP
Location
Piedmont, California
George Zelcs

George Zelcs

Professional Experience
Partner, Korein Tillery
Location
Barrington, Illinois