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Title:Courts Commission, Illinois
Website:http://www.state.il.us/court/General/CourtsInIL.asp
Contact Name:Marcia Meis
Contact Title:Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts; Secretary to the Courts Commission
Contact Phone:312.793.3250
Contact E-Mail:jzekich@illinoiscourts.gov
Contact Comments:Jan Zekich, Deputy Director and Secretary's Designee to the Courts Commission
Function:The Commission shall be convened permanently to hear complaints filed by the Judicial Inquiry Board
Term:Members & alternates, not specified.  Chairperson, 2 years
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:No members or alternates can be members of the Judicial Inquiry Board. Appellate Court Judges, members and alternates must be from different Judicial Districts. Circuit Judges, members and alternates must be from different Judicial Districts.
Compensation:Non-judge members & alternates receive per diem and necessary expenses. Members & alternates who are Judges receive necessary expenses only.
Composition:16 members 7 appointed by the Supreme Court 1 Supreme Court Judge 1 alternate Supreme Court Judge 2 Circuit Judges 3 alternate Circuit Judges 5 appointed by the Appellate Court 2 Appellate Court Judges 3 alternate Appellate Court Judges 4 citizens appointed by the Governor 2 as alternates
Authority:Illinois Constitution Article VI, Section 15

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Austriaco, Aurora7/3/2014GovernorMember, CitizenCook
Burke, Hon. Anne M. 10/26/2016Illinois Supreme CourtChair, Member, Supreme Court JusticeCook
Chapman, Hon. Melissa A. 12/31/20191/1/2019Illinois Appellate CourtAlternate Member, Appellate Court JusticeMadison
Glenn, Hon. James R. 12/31/20211/1/2019Illinois Supreme CourtAlternate Member, Circuit Judge Coles
Harris, Hon. Thomas M. 12/31/20191/1/2019Illinois Appellate CourtAlternate Member, Appellate Court Justice Logan
Hull, Hon. Thomas Clinton12/31/20211/1/2019Illinois Supreme CourtMember, Circuit Judge Kane
McBride, Hon. Margaret Stanton12/31/20211/1/2016Illinois Appellate CourtMember, Appellate Court JusticeCook
O'Brien, Hon. Mary K. 12/31/20191/1/2019Illinois Appellate CourtAlternate Member, Appellate Court Justice Grundy
Peterson, Hon. Lance R. 12/31/20211/1/2019Illinois Supreme CourtAlternate Member, Circuit Judge Grundy
Reddick, Hon. Erica L.12/31/20201/1/2018Illinois Supreme CourtMember, Circuit JudgeCook
Saint Phalle, Alexandra de8/4/2003GovernorAlternate Member, Citizen Sangamon
Schostok, Hon. Mary S.12/31/20191/1/2017Illinois Appellate CourtMember, Appellate Court Justice Lake
Thomas, Hon. Robert R. 6/22/2018Illinois Supreme CourtAlternate Member, Supreme Court JusticeDuPage
Weber, Hon. Christopher L. 12/31/20211/1/2019Illinois Supreme CourtAlternate Member, Circuit JudgeCrawford
Wolff, Paula12/21/1998GovernorMember, Citizen Cook
Zimmerman, Thomas A.7/14/2003GovernorAlternate Member, Citizen Cook