Lakeland Community College is governed by nine trustees. Three of Lakeland's trustees are appointed by the Governor, six of the trustees are appointed by the Lake County Board of Commissioners. Trustees are appointed for a term of five years. Lakeland's board of trustees meets on the first Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. in the board of trustees meeting room, (D-2116), with exceptions.

Board meeting schedule

Ryan K. CallenderKenneth J. QuiggleDavid A. Kalina

Ryan K. Callender, Esq.
Chair
5/5/2011 - 3/6/2016
1/4/2008 - 5/4/2011

Attorney, Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP
B.A. Miami University
J.D. Cleveland State University, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Kenneth J. Quiggle
Vice Chair

3/7/1995 - 3/6/2015
Retired Business Agent
Pipefitters Local Union #120
Lake Erie College
Member, The Lakeland Foundation Board of Directors

David A. Kalina

3/7/1996 - 3/6/2016
Retired International Business Manager, Burges & Niple Architectural & Engineering Firm
B.S.C.E., Case Western Reserve University

Kathleen T. MalecKip L. MolenaaGerard J. Reis

Dr. Kathleen T. Malec
3/31/2000 - 3/6/2015
Retired Nursing Instructor
B.S.N., St. John College
M.P.A., Cleveland State University
D.A.E., University of Central Arizona
Member, The Lakeland Foundation Board of Directors

Kip L. Molenaar
3/7/1999 - 3/6/2019
3/7/1985 - 3/6/1995

Director of Administration and Finance, City of Mentor-on-the-Lake
A.A.B., Lakeland Community College
B.S., Lake Erie College
Lakeland Community College Alumni Hall of Fame (inducted 2006)

Gerard J. Reis
9/30/2011 - 10/12/2017
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs & Corporate Communications
STERIS Corporation
B.A., Southern Illinois University
M.A., Webster University

 Paul VanekBeverly A. Vitaz

Roger J. Sustar
7/3/2014 – 3/6/2019
12/29/1998 
– 3/6/2000
Owner and CEO, Fredon Corporation
A.S., David N. Myers (Dyke) College
 

Paul Vanek, M.D., FACS
10/30/2012 – 10/12/2017
Vanek Plastic Surgery
B.A., Haverford College
M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine

Beverly A. Vitaz
11/16/2012 – 10/12/2017
Retired Director and Owner
Neece, Malec, Seifert & Vitaz
B.A., Baldwin Wallace University