Board of Trustees

Eugene Verdu, Belleville


  • Retired director of Southwestern Illinois College's Programs and Services for Older Persons
  • Board member since 2005
  • Term: 2013-2017
  • Diplomatic consul of Belize for the greater St. Louis area
  • Committee membership: Personnel, Programs & Services

The Community College District 522 Board of Trustees consists of eight members: seven citizens elected from geographic sub-districts to four- or six-year terms and a student elected by the student body to a one-year term. Under Illinois law the student trustee may participate in all Board action; however, that individual's vote is advisory.

Governor Proclaims 2015-16 "The Year of the Community College"

The Illinois Community College Trustees Association is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Illinois Public Community College Act.