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Board of Trustees

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The Regional Board of School Trustees is an elected board comprised of seven members. This elected board hears petitions for annexations, detachments and changes in school boundaries. The Regional Superintendent acts as Ex-Officio Secretary to the Board. The Regional Office maintains all records of petitions heard in the region. The main responsibilities of the Regional Board of School Trustees are:

  • The hearing and disposal of petitions for change of school district boundaries.

  • The hearing and disposal of petitions by school districts to withdraw from Joint Agreements/Cooperatives.

  • The appointment of appraisers and approval of final settlements in the division of assets when new districts are formed.

Members

Trustee

Alison Baker Packer

Phillip DeRuntz

James C. Mitchell Jr

Renita Davis

Julie Gonka

Larry McShane

Vacant

Congressional Township

43-12 West Deerfield

45-11 Warren

46-10 Antioch

46-10 Lake Villa

46-12 Zion Benton

45-12 Waukegan

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End of Service

2025

2027

2025

2025

2025

2027

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Start of Service

1992

2019

2023

2023

2007

1997

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In accordance with Section 6-18 of The School Code the regular meetings of the Regional Board of School Trustees of Lake County, Illinois will be held at the Regional Office of Lake County beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the following dates unless changed by publication of a special notice:

July 8, 2024

October 7, 2024

January 6, 2025

April 7, 2025

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