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Title:Employment Security Board of Review
Contact Name:Andrew Fox
Contact Title:Manager, Employment Security Board of Review
Contact Phone:312.793.1291
Contact E-Mail:andrew.fox@illinois.gov
Function:The Board of Review considers appeals of department decisions on claims for benefits under Unemployment Insurance Act and various federal programs related to unemployment insurance administered by the department, except claims involving labor disputes.
Term:2 years, beginning 3rd Monday of odd-numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:NA
Qualifications:No statutory qualifications specified other than classes from which appointments to be made.
Compensation:$15,000 per year
Composition:5 appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate - 2 representatives of a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act - 2 from Employing class - 1 not identified with either class
Chair:Designated by Governor
Authority:20 ILCS 5/5-125, 340, 605, 610

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Buckley, Meredith1/18/20215/6/2019GovernorMember, ChairCook
Perez, Maria1/18/20211/18/2016GovernorMember, EmployeeCook
Rowell, Jay1/18/20213/25/2019GovernorMember, EmployerCook
Toia, Sam1/18/20216/28/2019GovernorMember, EmployerCook
Walters III, Elbert 1/18/20215/6/2019GovernorMember, EmployeeCook