(70 ILCS 105/4) (from Ch. 21, par. 64.24d)
    Sec. 4. Whenever a vacancy in the board of trustees occurs, either by death, resignation, refusal to qualify or for any other reason, the appropriate appointing authority, as defined in Section 3 of this Act shall fill such vacancy by appointment for the unexpired term; and such person so appointed shall qualify for office in the manner hereinbefore stated and shall thereupon assume the duties of the office.
(Source: P.A. 77-684.)