Trustees

Paula Davis

Years Served: 2017 – 2023

Retired Superintendent — Pekin High School

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7 Valley View Ct. Groveland, IL 61535

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Carl Cannon

Years Served: 2017 – 2023

Elite Director — Peoria Park District

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11014 N. Mosscliff Ct. Dunlap, IL 61525

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Kelly Daniels

Board Chair: 2021-2022

Years Served: 2017 – 2023

Caterpillar

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1731 West Tiffany Ct. Peoria IL 61614

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Diane M. (Unes) Lamb

Years Served: 2013 – 2025

Licensed Professional Geologist, USDA

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10300 W Smithville Road, Hanna City, IL 61536

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Gale Thetford

Years Served: 2013 – 2025

Retired General Counsel — Illinois Department on Aging

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3600 N. Knoxville Ave. Peoria, IL 61603

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Cindy Byrd

Years Served: 2021-2027

Professor Emeritus, Robert Morris University-Illinois
Founder/owner, Image Potential Training & Consulting

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301 South Cedar, Washington IL 61571

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Dr. Bettsey L. Barhorst

Years Served: 2021 – 2027

President Emerita, Madison College

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5021 North Prospect Road, Peoria Heights, IL, 61616

Leadership Training* Compliant (2021)

Cassie Keller

Student Trustee (2022-2023)

Pursuing an Associate in Business

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Pekin, IL

Trustees are elected to serve a six-year term and are unpaid
* Based upon Senate Bill 2157: State-Mandated Leadership Training for Community College Trustees public Act 99-0692

Secretary – Board of Trustees


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