Board reorganizes after election; Donna selected by voters

IV Leader Staff

The Illinois Valley Community College board held its organizational meeting April 25 to name officers, canvas results of the April 4 consolidated election and honor outgoing trustee Bill Hunt.

The eight-county canvas confirmed reelection of trustees Jay McCracken of Hennepin and Angela Stevenson of Ottawa and the election of newcomer Rebecca Donna of Rutland to six-year terms. McCracken led with 8,725 votes, Stevenson was second with 7,887 and Donna third with 6,709. 

Donna is a former IVCC criminal justice instructor and program coordinator.

Other candidates listed on the ballot included incumbent Bill Hunt and newcomers Lori Ganey, Crystal Loughran, Teresa Schmidt and Julie Ajster.

Trustees presented Hunt with a silver and crystal desk clock inscribed: “William F. Hunt, IVCC Board of Trustees 2021-2023.”

Trustees reelected Everett Solon, chair, McCracken, vice chair and Stevenson, secretary.

Walter J. Zukowski was reappointed board attorney, Kathy Ross treasurer and Judy Day secretary to the board.

Meetings will be at 5:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in Room C307.

 Amy Boyles was appointed ICCTA representative and Jane Goetz the alternate. Committee assignments include audit finance: McCracken, chair, Boyles and Maureen Rebholz; facilities: Stevenson, chair, Rebholz and Donna; planning: Goetz, chair, Boyles and McCracken; and closed session minutes: Stevenson, chair, Goetz and Donna.