ICCTA Board Highlights
Sept. 16, 2002

The ICCTA Board of Representatives took the following actions at its Sept. 14, 2002, meeting at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Illinois:

  • Unanimously approved a resolution honoring Rich Anderson (Lake County) for his outstanding leadership as ICCTA’s 2001 - 2002 president;

  • Adopted a resolution of support for the recommendations of the Illinois Community College Board’s July 2002 Funding Study Task Force;

  • Welcomed John Maloney as ICCTA’s newest Associate Member;

  • Learned that ICCTA’s November seminar will focus on board/ president relations;

  • Encouraged trustees to submit suggestions for ICCTA’s 2003 legislative agenda;

  • Were informed that the Illinois General Assembly will hold its fall veto session on Nov. 19 - 21 and Dec. 3 - 5;

  • Were reminded of the Association of Community College Trustees’ Sept. 18 - 21 convention in Philadelphia. Jim Ayers (Parkland) and Dave Maguire (Spoon River) are candidates for the ACCT board, and Barbara Oilschlager (Lake County) is running for the Central Region Nominating Committee;

  • Heard that the results of the statewide Economic Impact Study will be announced on Sept. 24 at press conferences in Springfield and Chicago;

  • Were updated on student voter registration drives planned for Sept. 30 - Oct. 4. ICCTA is co-sponsoring this initiative with the ICCB Student Advisory Committee;

  • Received a report on the first meeting of the ICCB Adult Education Funding Task Force. John O’Keefe (Logan) and Patrick Botterman (Harper) represent ICCTA on this committee; and

    Learned that ICCB will host systemwide video conferences with gubernatorial candidates Jim Ryan and Rod Blagojevich in the next few weeks.
The next ICCTA Board of Representatives meeting will take place on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2002, at the Swissotel in Chicago. For information, contact ICCTA at 1-800-454-2282.

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