Board of Trustees

Carolyn Ehlert FullerCarolyn Ehlert Fuller, Milan, IL; appointed 1998

Carolyn Ehlert Fuller recently retired from Deere & Company as director of Public Affairs & Program Support, Public Affairs Worldwide. Having worked at Deere & Company since 1979, she also served as manager of Illinois Government Affairs and manager of Public Policy Planning.

Ehlert Fuller is a past member of the Illinois Coal Development Board, the board of directors of the Illinois Quad City Chamber of Commerce and the Business and Industry Federation of Economic Concern. During her career, she was also a member of the Women's Legislative Network and Illinois Women in Government. Ehlert Fuller has served on the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce Focus 2000 Committee and the Illinois Manufacturers Association Government Affairs Committee.

She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Marycrest College and a master's degree in business administration from St. Ambrose University.