Regional Office of Education - Leslie Schermerhorn, Regional Superintendent of Schools

Regional Board of Trustees

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The Regional Board of School Trustees is an elected board comprised of seven members. This elected board hears petitions for annexations, detachments and changes in school boundaries. The Regional Superintendent acts as Ex-Officio Secretary to the Board. The Regional Office maintains all records of petitions heard in the region.

Meeting Dates & Time

Pursuant to 105 IL 5/6-18.  Meeting dates -- Place -- Quorum:  The following regular meeting dates have been established:

  • January 2, 2017 CANCELLED
  • April 3, 2017
  • July 10, 2017
  • October 2, 2017

All meetings will be held at the McHenry County Administrative Building, 667 Ware Road, Room 100, Woodstock, Illinois beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Filing Fees
The Regional Board of School Trustees has established a $1500.00 filing fee which must accompany a petition presented for the Regional Board's consideration. The fee is used to pay for the publication of legal notice regarding the hearing of the petition and the fee for the court reporter required. Any associated costs beyond the initial filing fee are the responsibility of the petitioner. Any unexpended portion of the filing fee will be returned to the petitioner.
Board Members
Board Members Elected Term Expires
Susan Hereley 2013 2019
Mary Ann Louderback 2015 2021
David Martin   2015 2017
Paulette Gitlin 2011 2017
John Guidos  2015 


Matthew Meyer 2015 2021 
Eric Dowd  2015  2021