Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees is charged with establishing policy for the financing, governance, operation, and administration of Kishwaukee College. The Board of Trustees  is comprised of seven elected officials, each elected for a six-year term, and one non-voting student trustee, who serves a one-year term. Trustees legislate by majority rule through formal passage of policies, resolutions and motions. Community College District 523 is one of 39 community college districts in the Illinois Community College System.

Board Members

Robert Johnson

Robert B. Johnson, Chair

board.chair@kishwaukeecollege.edu
  • Term: 2011-2017
  • Initial Year on the Board: 2005
  • ICCTA Representative
  • Residence: Waterman, IL
  • Occupation: Agriculture
Linda Mason

Linda Mason, Vice Chair

  • Term: 2015-2017
  • Initial Year on the Board: 1997
  • Residence: Genoa, IL
  • Occupation: Property Management
Kathleen Spears

Kathleen Spears, Secretary

  • Term: 2013-2019
  • Initial year on the Board: 2007
  • ICCTA Alternate Representative
  • Residence: Shabbona, IL
  • Occupation: Accountant
Bobbi Burke

Dr. Roberta (Bobbi) Burke

  • Term: 2015-2021
  • Initial Year on the Board: 2014
  • Residence: Rochelle, IL
  • Travel Coordinator
Ken Doubler

Ken Doubler

  • Term: 2015-2021
  • Initial Year on the Board: 2013
  • Residence: DeKalb, IL
  • Occupation: Marketing & Advertising
Bob Hammon

Dr. Robert Hammon

  • Term: 2011-2017
  • Initial Year on the Board: 2011
  • Residence: Sycamore, IL
  • Occupation: Education
Kathy Watkins

Kathleen Watkins

  • Term: 2013-2019
  • Initial Year on the Board: 2013
  • Residence: DeKalb, IL
  • Occupation: Education
Kathy Watkins

Gabbie Cultra, Student Trustee

  • Term: 2016-2017
  • Initial Year on the Board: 2016
  • Residence: Earlville, IL
  • Occupation: Student

The Board of Trustees encourages any individual or organizations to address the Board if their desire is the furtherance of the educational objectives and philosophy of Kishwaukee College.

Find the agendas & minutes of the Board of Trustees meetings.

Find out what the qualifications and requirements are to be a member of the Kishwaukee College Board of Trustees.

 The Policy Manual is intended for the guidance and benefit of all the citizens, students, employees, officials, and elected and appointed officials of the College.