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Heartland Community College District 540 Board of Trustees

  • Term ends: 2023

    1407 Norma Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
    Phone: 309-531-1803
    EmailGregg.Chadwick@heartland.edu 
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    Gregg Chadwick was selected to fill a vacancy on the HCC Board of Trustees in 2002. He won elections in 2003, 2005, 2011, and 2017. He completed the trustee training in June 2017. In 2007 he was elected Vice Chair of the Board, and in 2009 he was elected Chair. Chadwick also served as Chair of the HCC Presidential Search Committee in 2009-2010. He served as Treasurer of the Illinois Community College Trustees Association in 2009-2010, and as an associate member of the Association of Community College Trustees' public policy committee in 2007-2008. He represented the HCC Board of Trustees on two trips to China, in 2008 and 2012. Chadwick is a native New Englander and moved to Central Illinois in 1997. He has worked for several health care organizations in Bloomington and Peoria. He earned an MBA in Health Care Administration from Boston University, and obtained Certified Medical Practice Executive designation from the American College of Medical Practice Executives. He is the immediate past president of the Illinois Medical Group Management Association. He is also a member of the Multicultural Leadership Program's Advisory Council. He and his wife, Robyn Walter, live in Bloomington. They have three children.

  • Term ends: 2023

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    Email: Mary.Campbell@heartland.edu

    Mary Campbell won election to the Heartland Community College Board of Trustees in 2017 and completed trustee training in June 2017.

  • Term ends: 2019

    1220 Silver Oak Circle Normal, IL 61761
    Phone: 309-531-1695
    Email: jeff.flessner@heartland.edu

    Jeff Flessner is a graduate of Illinois State University earning a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Insurance. After graduating, Jeff started his professional career as a sales representative for Lincoln Financial Group. After five years with Lincoln, he went to work for a local insurance brokerage firm and within two years became a Vice President and Partner. In April of 1999, Jeff started Benefit Planning Associates along with 3 other partners and served as President from 1999 through 2012. BPA now serves over 300 corporate clients in Central Illinois. Jeff has written a number of articles for local publications related to healthcare and health insurance, as well as given a number of presentations on the subject. Jeff is very active in the Bloomington-Normal area serving on various boards and working with service organizations. Jeff lives in Normal with his wife, Cindy, and has three grown children, two of whom attended HCC.

  • Term ends: 2021

    Email: Pat.Hardesty@heartland.edu

  • Term ends: 2025

    435 Beechwood Court, Normal, IL 61761
    Phone: 309-825-8953
    Email: Janet.Hood@heartland.edu 
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    Janet Hood was selected to fill a vacancy on the HCC Board of Trustees in 2017. She won election in 2019. She completed the trustee training in June 2017. In 2017, she was appointed to the Finance Committee. Hood also served as a member of the HCC Presidential Search Committees in 2009-2010 and 2017-2018 and as President of the HCC Alumni Association 2012-2014. Janet, a resident of Normal, is Coordinator of Operations and Planning for Advocate BroMenn Medical Center & Advocate Eureka Hospital. She received an Associate Degree from Heartland Community College, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Eureka College, Eureka, IL, and a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Health Care Management from Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, IN. She is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives. Janet serves on several area and statewide boards.

  • Term ends: 2021

    Email: Rebecca.Ropp@heartland.edu
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    Becky graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in Agricultural Communications. She earned her MBA with an emphasis in Marketing from Illinois State University. Becky started her career at GROWMARK first as an intern in the Corporate Communications area then full time in the Marketing Communications area as an Advertising Coordinator. Later Becky became the Director of Organization and System Development division and just recently she was named the Director of Talent Management for GROWMARK, Inc. In her personal life, Becky is in partnership with her husband Ken, their daughter Leah, and her in-laws Ray and Carol Ropp in their dairy farm and cheese manufacturing and marketing LLC named Ropp Jersey Cheese.

  • Term ends: 2025

    2018 E. Jackson Street, Bloomington, IL 61701
    Phone:  269-757-1140
    Email: Thomas.Whitt@heartland.edu

    Thomas Whitt was elected to the Board in 2019. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a BA in Political Science and also earned an Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology from Lake Michigan College (Benton Harbor, MI.) Residing in Bloomington with his wife, Rachel and daughter Ramona, Thomas is a CT Technologist at OSF St. Joseph Hospital.

  • Term ends: March 2020

    Email:  nvandyke@my.heartland.edu

    Nicole (Nicci) Van Dyke began as a student at Heartland in the Spring 2018 semester. After receiving her Associate in Arts degree she plans to transfer to the University of Northern Georgia to pursue a degree in Special Education.  In addition to her role as Student Trustee, Nicci is a pitcher on the Heartland Hawks Softball team. She loves being outdoors and her hobbies include camping and fishing with her family.  As Student Trustee, Nicci states her goal is to provide representation for Heartland students and to provide an avenue for students to present their own voice and diverse set of opinions.

Board Policy

View the  Board Policy (PDF).

HCC's trustees are elected to serve six-year terms.

Board of Trustees Meeting Schedule

The Board meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. Exceptions are noted with an asterisk.*

The Board Finance Committee meetings immediately precede the Regular Board meetings.

Board Meeting Schedule, links to agendas, and links to minutes
Date Time Location Agendas (PDF) Minutes (PDF)
*October 30, 2018 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

Special Agenda

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November 20, 2018 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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*December 11, 2018 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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January 15, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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*February 18, 2019

February 19, 2019
*Retreat

4:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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February 19, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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March 19, 2019 6:00 p.m. 2201 Woodlawn Rd, Lincoln Regular Agenda

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*April 30, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Rd, Normal Regular Agenda

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May 21, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal Regular Agenda

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June 18, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal Regular Agenda

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July 16, 2019
*Retreat

6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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August 20, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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September 17, 2019

6:00 p.m.

1500 W. Raab Road, Normal Regular Agenda

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October 15, 2019 6:00 p.m. 211 E Madison, Pontiac

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November 19, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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*December 10, 2019 6:00 p.m. 1500 W. Raab Road, Normal

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