Board of Education

President: Donna Craft Cain

Board of Education

Completion of Open Meetings Act Training and PDLT/PERA Training

The following Board Members have satisfied the State of Illinois Open Meetings Act requirement of P.A. 97-504 that calls for instruction in the legal requirements for open meetings such as procedures regarding quorums, notice and record-keeping; and procedures for holding open and closed meetings. The following Board Members also have satisfied the State of Illinois Professional Development Leadership Training (PDLT)/Performance Evaluation Reform Act (PERA) requirements of P.A. 97-8 that calls for instruction in education and labor law, financial oversight and accountability, and fiduciary responsibilities, as well as PERA evaluations for Board Members who will participate in a vote on a dismissal based on the Optional Alternative Evaluation Dismissal Process.

Name Term Open Meetings Act Training    
PDLT/PERA Training    
Donna Craft Cain, President      2023-27 March 6, 2012 April 28, 2013
Daniel Olson, Vice-President   2023-27 June 14, 2019 June 14, 2019
Amy Finnegan, Secretary 2023-27 July 12, 2019 July 12, 2019
Christine Poirier, Member 2021-25 May 18, 2021  July 24, 2021 
Diana Stout, Member 2021-25 June 9, 2021  April 26, 2022
Jean Taylor, Member 2021-25 June 6, 2021  July 7, 2021 
Gail Galivan, Member 2023-27 June 5, 2023 December 17, 2023

Assignments by the Board President

To see the one-year assignments, click here.

To view the committee meeting calendar, click here.

District 88 Board of Education earns School Board Governance Recognition designation from Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)

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Donna Craft Cain
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Gail Galivan
Board of Education
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Daniel Olson
Vice President
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Christine Poirier
Board of Education
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Diana Stout
Board of Education
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Jean Taylor
Board of Education
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