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Oakton Board of Trustees Seats New Officers and Members

The Oakton Community College Board of Trustees seated new officers and seated new members for 2013 – 2014 on Thursday, May 2. Joan W. DiLeonardi, Ph.D., of Des Plaines who was re-elected for a six-year term in April, was named the new chair. She replaces the previous chair Jody Wadhwa of Northbrook.

In addition, William Stafford of Evanston was elected vice-chair, and Patricia N. Harada of Wilmette was chosen as secretary. Besides DiLeonardi, Wadhwa, Stafford, and Harada, the Board also includes the familiar faces of Theresa Bashiri-Remetio of Park Ridge, the former student trustee who was elected to fill a two-year vacancy, and Ann E. Tennes of Skokie, who was re-elected for another six-year period. Newcomers to the Board include Kyle Frank of Skokie, who will serve a six-year term, and student trustee Jason Nwosu of Des Plaines, who will serve for one year.

Trustees meet monthly at the Des Plaines campus, 1600 East Golf Road, at 7:30 p.m., in Room 1506. The regular meetings for the remainder of 2013 are scheduled: May 21, June 25, August 20, September 17, October 15, November 19, and December 10.
For more information, contact the Office of the President at 847.635.1801.

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Oakton holds a special place for John Nebl ’05, a police officer who took classes at the College during the 1980s. Not only did he find his vocation, he also found his wife.

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