The legal authority for James A. Rhodes State College resides in its Board of Trustees. The board is composed of seven Allen County residents, five of whom are appointed to the board by a caucus of the city, county, and exempted village boards of education of Allen County, and two are appointed by the Governor. Full terms of appointment are for three years. The Board of Trustees of James A. Rhodes State College has legal, statutory, and fiduciary authority and responsibility for the college as defined in Chapter 3357 of the Ohio Revised Code.
Individuals currently interested in serving on the Rhodes State Board of Trustees should contact the Board Chair or the President of the College with a letter of interest. Information offered should contain a resume, highlighting community service, a statement on commitment to education, resource development experience, and leadership role. Terms of office for Trustees are three (3) years.