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Title:Liquor Control Commission, Illinois
Website:Liquor Control Commission
Contact Phone:312.814.2206; 217.782.2136
Contact Comments:
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, $40,528 per year; Members, $35,463 per year; Secretary, $39,127 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
Berg, Cynthia2/1/202610/7/2019RepublicanGovernorChairCook
Gibbons, Tom2/1/20223/21/2016IndependentGovernorMemberCook
LaMalfa, Julieta1/31/20249/27/2019IndependentGovernorMemberCook
O'Connell, Donald1/31/202410/1/2009DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Powell, Steven1/31/20241/21/2020DemocratGovernorMemberLake
Pulido Sanchez, Patricia2/1/20222/8/2016DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Spann Cooper, Melody2/1/20247/16/2019DemocratGovernorMemberNone