Community College Board, Illinois

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Dr. Brian Durham

Contact Title

Executive Director, Illinois Community College Board

Contact Phone



The Board provides statewide planning for community colleges; coordinates programs, services and activities; sets standards for buildings, curriculum, and administration; approves locally funded capital projects.


6 years, and until successor is qualified and seated

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation



(110 ILCS 805/2 2) (from Ch. 122, par. 102 2) The members of the State Board shall be citizens and residents of the State of Illinois and shall be selected as far as may be practicable on the basis of their knowledge of, or interest and experience in, community colleges. No member of the State Board shall hold current membership on a school board or board of trustees of a public or non public university or technical institute or be employed by the State or federal government. This Section does not prohibit a member of the State Board from being employed by a public community college. (Source: P.A. 94 157, eff. 7 8 05.)


Reimbursed for expenses


12 members - 11 appointed by Governor - 1 at least 60 years of age - 1 must be faculty member at public community college - 1 must be member of board of trustees of public community college district - 1 non-voting student selected by the Board’s advisory committee of students - 1 must be the president of a public community college, the Chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago (Community College District No. 508), or the Chief Executive Officer of Illinois Eastern Community Colleges (Community College District No. 529).


Designated by the Governor


110 ILCS 805/2

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
McClinton, Marlon 06/30/2027 02/06/2023 Governor Member Cook
Evans, George M. 06/30/2027 09/22/2023 Governor Member, Community College President Clinton
Botman, Mara 06/30/2029 01/31/2023 Governor Member
Chung, An-Me 06/30/2026 08/30/2021 Governor Member Cook
Eggert, Wes 07/01/2024 06/30/2023 Student Advisory Committee Member, Non-voting student
Lopez, Lazaro 06/30/2025 03/09/2015 Governor Chair Cook
Bradley, Craig 06/30/2025 09/08/2021 Governor Member, Faculty
Garate, Teresa 06/30/2025 11/15/2012 Governor Member Cook
Jenkins, Sylvia 06/30/2027 06/14/2022 Governor Member
Mosley Banks, Maureen C. 06/30/2029 01/03/2023 Governor Member, Board of Trustees
Peterson, Larry 06/30/2025 07/01/2020 Governor Member Johnson
Kachiroubas, Nicholas 06/30/2021 01/18/2016 Governor Member Madison