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Title:Global Partnership, Inc. Board, Illinois
Contact Name:Richard Paullin
Contact Phone:312.425.7000
Contact E-Mail:rpaullin@illinoisglobal.org
Function:To encourage international business development for Illinois companies and international tourism by affecting policy and creating partnerships that open markets, access customers, and facilitate transactions.
Term:Initially 3 members serve 4 year terms, 2 members serve 2 year terms.  4 year terms after that.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:14 members: 5 appointed by the Governor: at least 1 must have a background in agriculture; at least 1 must have a background in manufacturing; at least 1 must have a background in international business relations; 9 ex officio members: Speaker of the House or designee; Minority Leader of the House or designee; President of the Senate or designee; Minority Leader of the Senate or designee; Lt. Governor or designee; Director of Agriculture or designee; Director of DCEO or designee; Chair of the IL Arts Council or designee; Director of the IL Finance Authority or designee.
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:20 ILCS 3948

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Andreas, G. Allen7/1/2009GovernorMember, Archer Daniels Midland Co.None
Cross, TomStatuteEx-Officio, Minority Leader of the Senate or designeeNone
Cullerton, John J.StatuteEx-Officio, President of the Senate or designeeNone
Herbstritt, Brian8/26/2005StatuteEx-Officio, Minority Leader of the House or designeeNone
Madigan, Michael7/29/2005StatuteEx-Officio, Speaker of the House or designeeNone
Meister, ChristopherStatuteEx-Officio, Director of the IL Finance Authority or designeeNone
Miner, Thomas7/1/20099/27/2005GovernorMemberCook
Nelson, PhilipStatuteEx-Officio, Director of Agriculture or designeeNone
Robinson, Alvin J.7/1/2009GovernorMember, Insurers Review Services Inc.Cook
Sanguinetti, EvelynStatuteEx-Officio, Lt. Governor or designeeNone
Schultz, JimStatuteEx-Officio, Director of DCEO or designeeNone
Stephens, Richard7/1/2007GovernorChair, Manufacturing, The Boeing Co.Cook
VACANTStatuteEx-Officio, Chair of the IL Arts Council or designeeNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone