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Title:Liquor Control Commission, Illinois
Contact Name:Chima Enyia
Contact Title:Acting Executive Director, Illinois Liquor Control Commission
Function:The Commission regulates Illinois businesses that manufacture, distribute, and sell alcoholic beverages; issues licenses; inspects liquor establishments; hears appeals from local liquor commission decisions; reviews citations; evaluates license revocations requested by Department of Revenue.
Term:6 years, beginning February 1 of staggered even-numbered years, and until successor is appointed & qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 from same political party (see composition below)
Qualifications:Citizens of United States. No more than 4 from same political party. No person with financial interest in manufacture, sale, or distribution of liquor or convicted of violating federal or state liquor laws.
Compensation:Chairperson, $39,851 per year; Members, $34,870 per year; Secretary, $38,473 per year
Composition:7 members appointed by Governor
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:235 ILCS 5/3

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Gibbons, Tom2/1/20223/21/2016IndependentGovernorMemberCook
O'Connell, Donald1/31/202410/1/2009DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Pulido Sanchez, Patricia2/1/20222/8/2016DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Spann Cooper, Melody2/1/20247/16/2019DemocratGovernorMemberNone