Press Release - Friday, September 15, 2023
Gov. Pritzker Announces One Appointment to Boards and Commissions
Building on a strong team of diverse experts in their fields, Governor JB Pritzker announced the following appointments in his administration
Illinois Community College Board
George Evans will serve as a Member of the Illinois Community College Board.* Evans was appointed as Interim President of Kaskaskia College in November 2017 and was named the College's 11th President in June 2018. He has been with Kaskaskia College since 2008, serving in various roles including as an adjunct faculty member, Director of the Education Program at the Centralia Correctional Center, and as Dean of Career and Technical Education. He has ten years of experience as a private business owner. He is also an advocate for volunteer organizations and emergency services, having over 25 combined years of law enforcement, volunteer firefighter and EMT experience. As an active member of his community, Evans has served locally on the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois (SWIL), SAFE (Sexual Assault and Family Emergencies), the Committee to Support Central High School (CSC), the Breese Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce, and serves on the Board of Directors of Farmers and Merchants National Bank. He earned his Associate of Arts degree from Kaskaskia College, a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, and a Master of Arts from Webster University.
* Appointments pending confirmation by the Illinois Senate.