Become a Board Member

Become a Board Member

The Board of Trustees is comprised of seven members elected at-large from District #523, and a student trustee who is elected by other students. Illinois Community College Trustees Association-Becoming a Trustee Brochure

Election Dates & Terms

Board elections are held the first Tuesday following the first Monday in April in odd-numbered years. Trustees serve six-year terms on a rotating basis. Student trustees are elected annually in April.

2021 Consolidated Election Information

Candidate Qualifications

  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election
  • Be a resident of Illinois and the district for at least one year immediately preceding the election
  • Not be a member of a common school board
  • Qualifications for the student member are defined in the Student Government Association Constitution.


Obtain complete election information plus candidate materials from county clerks or:

Kishwaukee College District #523 Board of Trustees
Michelle Ohlinger
Executive Assistant, Board Relations & President
21193 Malta Road
Malta, IL 60150

Vacant Seat Public Notice

Kishwaukee College District 523 does not currently have any vacant seats on the Board.