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The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees has seated newly elected member Roger T. Harris to the board.

Waubonsee Seats New Trustee, Elects Board Leadership

portrait of Roger T. Harris
Roger T. Harris, Board of Trustees Member 2017-2023

The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees has seated newly elected member Roger T. Harris to the board.

The owner and President/CEO of Producers Chemical Company, Harris, of Geneva, was born in Milan, Missouri and graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.S.B.A in Accounting.

Prior to working in his current role, he worked for the State of Missouri as Director of Taxation.

His service to the community is extensive. He is a member and past chairman of the National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD), past president of the NACD Central Region, and past chairman of the Government Affairs Committee for NACD. He is also a former board member for Delnor Community Health System, Cadence Health System and Northwestern Memorial Health System. He has also served on the Batavia Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, is a member and past president of Geneva Lions Club, member and past chairman of Geneva Lions “We Serve” Foundation, and former member and past president of Geneva Golf Club.

He is a current member of the St. Charles Country Club, Northwestern Memorial West Region Board of Directors, St. Charles Bank & Trust Company Board of Directors, and Geneva United Methodist Church.

He has also served as a member of the Waubonsee Community College Foundation Board of Directors for five and a half years.

Harris and his wife, Jane, have been married since 1975. They have two children and four grandchildren.

In addition to welcoming Harris to the board, the Board of Trustees elected the officers for 2017-2019 as follows: Chair, Rebecca D. Oliver; Vice Chair, Richard “Shorty” W. Dickson; and Secretary, Jimmie Delgado.

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