Board of Trustees

The Triton College Board of Trustees consists of seven individuals, elected for six-year terms, who represent the voters of the district; and one student representative selected by the student body for a one-year term.

Mark Stephens headshot
Mark R. Stephens
Chairman
Rosemont
1991-2021
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Donna Peluso
Donna L. Peluso
Vice Chairwoman
Melrose Park
1992-2023
Email Ms. Peluso
Diane Viverito
Diane Viverito
Secretary
Melrose Park
1995-2019
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Jay Reyes
Jay Reyes
Riverside
2015-2019
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Erendira Garcia, Student Trustee
Erendira Garcia
Student Trustee
2018-2019
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All Board members are in compliance with Public Act 99-0692 related to state-mandated trustee leadership training.

Contact the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees wants to hear from you! There are several different ways of reaching a Trustee or the entire Board of Trustees.

  • Send an email which will be received by all Trustees to trustee@triton.edu.
  • Directly email any Trustee at their email above.
  • Attend a Board meeting. The Board of Trustees allows time at each of its meetings for Citizen Participation. Any district resident, employee, or student can sign up to speak to the Board during the public meeting.

See Board Policy 1125 Guidelines for Public Comment at Board Meeting for further information.

You can write to the Board of Trustees or any Board member.

Board of Trustees
Triton College
2000 Fifth Avenue
River Grove, IL 60171

Questions? Call or send a message to the Secretary to the Board of Trustees who will relay your message.

Susan Page
Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Office of the President, A-301
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3201
susanpage@triton.edu

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Board Meetings

The Triton College Board of Trustees holds its regular meetings once a month in the Boardroom (A-300) on the third floor of the Learning Resource Center on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. (unless posted and indicated on the agenda). Board meetings are open to the public. Notice: The start time of the June 19, 2018 Board Meeting has been changed to 7:30p.m.

DateMeeting Agenda
(with contracts)
Board Book
(incl. Action Exhibits)
Board BriefsApproved Minutes
and
Contracts
January 23, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
February 27, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
February 27, 2018 Board Retreat None None Minutes
Monday, March 05, 2018 Special Meeting - HLC Focused Meeting with the Board None None Minutes
March 27, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
Contract
April 17, 2018 Organizational Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
April 17, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
Monday, April 30, 2018 Special Meeting - HR Matter Board Materials None Minutes
Contract
May 15, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
June 19, 2018 @ 7:30p.m. Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
July 17, 2018 Budget Hearing None None Minutes
July 17, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
August 28, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
September 25, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
October 16, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
November 20, 2018 Committee of the Whole - Audit None None Minutes
November 20, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes
December 18, 2018 Regular Meeting Board Materials Board Briefs Minutes

Notice of 2019 Regular Board Meetings: The Board of Trustees has set its regular meeting dates for calendar year 2019 as: January 22, 2019; February 19, 2019; March 19, 2019; April 16, 2019; May 21, 2019; June 18, 2019; July 16, 2019; August 27, 2019; September 24, 2019; October 15, 2019; November 19, 2019; December 17, 2019. All meetings will be held at Triton College, 2000 N Fifth Avenue in River Grove, Illinois in the A Building Boardroom, A-300, at 6:30 p.m.

Notice of 2018 Regular Board Meetings: The Board of Trustees has set its regular meeting dates for calendar year 2018 as: January 23, 2018; February 27, 2018; March 27, 2018 (revised date); April 17, 2018; May 15, 2018; June 19, 2018; July 17, 2018; August 28, 2018; September 25, 2018; October 16, 2018; November 20, 2018; December 18, 2018. All meetings will be held at Triton College, 2000 N Fifth Avenue in River Grove, Illinois in the A Building Boardroom, A-300, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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Board Academic Affairs/Student Affairs Committee

The Board Academic Affairs/Student Affairs Committee is advisory, and makes reports and recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding academic and student matters. The Committee holds regular meetings most months in the Boardroom, A-300 (third floor of the Learning Resource Center). Open to the public, committee meetings are held on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. (unless otherwise posted), two weeks prior to regular meetings of the Board of Trustees. See the Meeting Schedule (below) to access agendas and approved minutes of the Committee.

PLEASE NOTE: The Board Academic Affairs/Student Affairs Committee does not meet in the months of January and July.

Committee Membership

Committee Chair:

  • Diane Viverito, Trustee

Members:

  • Luke Casson, Trustee
  • Debra Baker, Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Debbie Baness King, Dean of Academic Success
  • Paul Jensen, Dean of Continuing Education
  • Teri Junge, Faculty Member
  • Tracy Wright, Faculty Member
  • Erendira Garcia, Student Trustee
  • Carlos Garcia Sanchez, Student Association President
  • Mary-Rita Moore, President

AA/SA Committee 2018 Meeting Schedule

Please direct Academic Affairs/Student Affairs Committee inquiries to:

Jenelle Madrigal
Administrative Assistant for the Vice President of Student Affairs

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3205
jenellemadrigal@triton.edu

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Board Finance, Maintenance & Operations Committee

The Board Finance/Maintenance & Operations Committee is advisory, and makes reports and recommendations to the Board of Trustees regarding financial and operational matters. The Committee holds regular meetings once a month in the Boardroom (A-300) on the third floor of the Learning Resource Center. Open to the public, committee meetings are held on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. (unless otherwise posted), two weeks prior to regular meetings of the Board of Trustees. See the Meeting Schedule (below) to access agendas and approved minutes of the Committee.

Committee Membership

Committee Chair:

  • Donna Peluso, Trustee

Members:

  • Elizabeth Potter, Trustee
  • Garrick Abezetian, Associate Vice President of Finance and Business Services
  • Alida Carpenter, Director of Purchasing
  • Michael Garrity, Associate Vice President of Information Systems
  • Joe Klinger, Associate Vice President of Human Resources
  • Stephen Kubiczky, Community Representative
  • John Lambrecht, Associate Vice President of Facilities
  • Jim Reynolds, Executive Director of Finance
  • Sean Sullivan, Vice President of Business Services
  • Mary-Rita Moore, President

Finance Committee 2018 Meeting Schedule

Please direct Finance, Maintenance, & Operations Board Committee inquiries to:

Carolyn Palmer
Administrative Assistant
Office of the Vice President of Business Services
(708) 456-0300, Ext 3234
carolynpalmer@triton.edu

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Board Policy Manual

TABLE OF CONTENTS

3000: Business Services

5000: Student Affairs

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Annual Report

The 2016-2017 academic year was one of great growth and progress at Triton College, filled with Real Opportunities for members of our communities. Our recently published annual report captures inspiring stories of our talented students, accomplishments of our faculty and staff, and other highlights from throughout the year.

Explore the 2017 Annual Report

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