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Nomination papers for two, six-year, non-compensated terms on the Prairie State College Board of Trustees
will be accepted in the President’s Office, room 2270, on the following dates and times:
Monday, December 10 through Friday, December 14, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and 
Monday, December 17, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
2018/19 Meeting Schedule
July 31 (Tuesday)
August 28 (Tuesday)
September 25 (Tuesday)
October 30 (Tuesday)
November (No Meeting)
December 4 (Tuesday)
January 29 (Tuesday)
February 26 (Tuesday)
March 26 (Tuesday)
April 30 (Tuesday)
May (No Meeting)
June 25 (Tuesday)

Additional meetings such as workshops, special meetings, etc., will be scheduled as needed.
PSC Board Policies
Section A - Board of Trustees
Section B - President
Section C - General Institution
Section D - Finance
Section E - Instruction
Section F - Student Services
Section G - Human Resources

Prairie State College is governed by a seven-member board of trustees, which is elected by the voters of Illinois Community College District 515. The Board of Trustees meetings are usually held on the last Tuesday of each month at 5 p.m. in the College Board Room (2274). All meetings, other than executive sessions, are open to the public.  

Current Board Members
Jacqueline Agee | Chair
Marc Wiley | Chair & ACCT Representative
Dr. Ronald White | Secretary and Alternate ACCT Representative 
Christopher J. Baikauskas
Joelle Mulhearn | ICCTA Representative
John Stanfa
Camilla D. Williams | Alternate ICCTA Representative
Benedict B. Shogunle | Student Trustee

ADDRESSING THE BOARD
Written or verbal comments from district residents are welcomed by the Board of Trustees.

Written communications should be sent to the Board in care of the President's Office, Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411 or by email to boardoftrustees@prairiestate.edu. All letters must be signed and include the legal address of the correspondent. Written communications are distributed to each individual trustees but not read aloud at the meetings.

As stated in Board Policy A-25 "The public shall be given an opportunity to address the Board of Trustees at any official Board meeting in regard to any item on the agenda during the "Oral/Written Public Communications" portion of the agenda. The time set aside to accommodate such public statements shall not exceed thirty (30) minutes unless extended by Board of Trustee action during a meeting."

Trustees ask that comments be in good taste and demonstrate consideration for others. Each speaker should limit their comments to three minutes. Those wishing to provide documents to the Board should provide ten copies to the Board Secretary. Board members generally do not engage in dialog with speakers.

REQUESTING BOARD MINUTES
In keeping with Board Policy A-24, records of all transactions of the Board of Trustees are set forth in the official minutes of the Board, with the recording of such minutes delegated by the Board to the Recorder. Executive Session (closed meeting) minutes are not available to public viewing until approved by the Board.

Persons wishing to view official minutes of the Board of Trustees meetings in person or requesting copies of such minutes must submit a written or email request as required under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Correspondence should be sent to the Board Secretary in care of the President’s Office, Prairie State College, 202 S. Halsted St., Chicago Heights, IL 60411 or by email to ptrost@prairiestate.edu. Viewing minutes or picking up copies is by appointment only, after FOIA approval, during regular office hours.