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Title:Geographic Information Council, Illinois
Contact Comments:GOMB
Function:The Council’s mission is to provide the statewide leadership necessary to efficiently integrate Geographic Information Technology. Maximizing the use of this technology will ensure that the citizens of Illinois are served more effectively, and that the State implement geographic information and the technology surrounding it as a strategic resource.
Term:N/A
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:Chairperson cannot be an ex-officio member
Compensation:expenses
Composition:27 members - 1 from Senate appointed by President - 1 from Senate appointed by Minority Leader - 1 from House appointed by Speaker - 1 from House appointed by Minority Leader - Secretary of State, or designee - Secretary of Transportation, or designee - Director, Department of Agriculture, or designee - Director, Department of Central Management Services, or designee - Director, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or designee - Director, Department of Natural Resources, or designee - Director, Department of Nuclear Safety, or designee - Director, Department of Public Health, or designee - Director, Department of Revenue, or designee - Director, Illinois Emergency Management Agency, or designee - Director, Environmental Protection Agency, or designee - President, University of Illinois, or designee - Chairperson, Illinois Commerce Commission, or designee - In addition to the above members, the Governor may appoint up to 10 additional voting members, representing organizations, academic institutions, public utilities, and private business sector
Chair:Elected by board. DNR Director is Co-Chair
Authority:20 ILCS 1128/5-5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Amaya, Kristen10/31/2012GovernorMemberMassac
Beard, ConnieStatuteMember, Director, Department of Revenue, or designeeNone
Bonnet, LisaStatuteMember, Director, Environmental Protection Agency, or designeeWinnebago
Brooks, Angela10/31/2012GovernorMemberCook
Broughton, Brad5/17/2013GovernorMemberSangamon
Dickson, William10/31/2012GovernorMemberKane
Easter, RobertStatuteMember, President, University of Illinois, or designeeNone
Eller, AmyStatuteMember, Secretary of Transportation designeeNone
Hinton, Joseph E.10/31/2012GovernorMemberCook
Miller, MarcStatuteMember, Director, Department of Natural Resources, or designeeNone
Monken, JonStatuteMember, Director, Illinois Emergency Management Agency, or designeeNone
Nedovic-Budic, Zorica4/29/1997GovernorMemberChampaign
Nelson, PhilipStatuteMember, Director, Department of Agriculture, or designeeNone
Phuyal, Bishnu10/31/2012GovernorMemberCook
Rizzitiello, Michael10/31/2012GovernorMemberCook
Schultz, JimStatuteMember, Director, Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or designeeNone
Shah, NiravStatuteMember, Director, Department of Public Health, or designeeNone
Traylor, Marvin L.4/29/1997GovernorMemberSangamon
Tyrrell, TomStatuteMember, Director, Department of Central Management Services, or designeeNone
VACANTStatuteMember, Chairperson, Illinois Commerce Commission, or designeeNone
VACANTStatuteMember, Director, Department of Nuclear Safety, or designeeNone
VACANTSpeaker of the HouseMemberState RepresentativeNone
VACANTHouse Minority LeaderMemberState RepresentativeNone
VACANTSenate PresidentMemberState SenatorNone
VACANTSenate Minority LeaderMemberState SenatorNone
White, JesseStatuteMember, Secretary of State, or designeeNone
Yearman, Keith10/31/2012GovernorMemberDuPage