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Title:Endangered Species Protection Board
Website:Endangered Species Protection Board
Contact Name:Anne Mankowski
Contact Title:Endangered Species Protection Board Director
Function:The Board lists, deletes, or changes listing status of endangered species of animals and plants; advises department on protection, conservation, and management of endangered species and their habitats.
Term:3 years and until successor is appointed
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:10 members, 9 voting members appointed by the Governor, to include -6 or more naturalists by training 2 or more zoologists - 2 or more ecologists - 1 botanist - Director, Department of Natural Resources, non-voting member
Chair:Elected by board
Authority:520 ILCS 10/6

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Capparella, Angelo5/15/20191/27/2017GovernorMemberMclean
Chavez, Samantha 5/15/202411/10/2022GovernorMemberNone
Coons, Janice5/15/20171/11/2015GovernorMemberChampaign
Fant, Jeremie5/15/20171/11/2015GovernorMemberMcHenry
Gibson, David J5/15/202411/18/2022GovernorMemberNone
Hofmann, Joyce5/15/20182/26/2010GovernorMemberChampaign
Rogner, JohnStatuteEx-Officio, DNR Director DesigneeNone
Schietzelt, Randall5/15/20171/11/2015GovernorMemberNone
Ting, Tih-Fen5/15/202311/6/2020GovernorMemberSangamon
Willink, Phillip5/15/20191/27/2017GovernorMemberCook