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Title:Groundwater Advisory Council
Contact Name:Rick Cobb
Contact Phone:217.785.4787
Contact E-Mail:rick.cobb@illinois.gov
Function:The Council makes recommendations relating to groundwater protection laws, regulations, and research; reviews data collection and analyses.
Term:3 years.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:Expenses - limited to 3 meetings per calendar year.
Composition:9 appointed by Governor - 2 representing environmental interests - 2 representing industrial and commercial interests - 1 representing public water supplies - 1 representing agricultural interests - 1 representing water well driller industry - 1 representing local government interests - 1 representing regional planning agency
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:415 ILCS 55/5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Compton, William1/1/20151/1/1996GovernorChair, public water suppliesPeoria
Elvert, Robert1/1/201512/4/2013GovernorMember, Industrial and CommercialCook
Kohlhase, Robert C.1/1/20151/1/1997GovernorMember, Industrial/Commercial InterestsMcLean
Liberg, John D.1/1/20151/1/1997GovernorMember, Water Well IndustryJo Daviess
Lurkins, Lauren1/1/201512/4/2013GovernorMember, Agricultural InterestsKankakee
Norman, Jack1/1/200312/19/2001GovernorMember, Environmental InterestsMonroe
VACANTGovernorMember, Regional Planning AgencyNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Local Government InterestsNone
Weibel, C. Pius1/1/201510/22/2010GovernorMember, Environmental InterestsChampaign