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Title:Civil Service Commission
Website:Civil Service Commission
Contact Name:Thomas Klein
Contact Title:Executive Director
Contact Phone:217.782.7373
Contact Comments:
Function:The Commission hears and determines employee appeals of discharges, suspensions, transfers, allocations, layoffs and demotions under the Personnel Code and Rules. It also approves exemptions from Merit and Fitness requirements for positions which, in its judgment, are principally responsible for the determination or implementation of policy. The Commission approves amendments to the Position Classification Plan as well as additions and amendments to the Personnel Rules. Lastly, the Commission directs agencies to comply with the provisions of the Personnel Code or Rules when violations are found.
Term:6 years, expiring March 1st of varied numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 3 from same political party.
Qualifications:Persons in sympathy with the application of merit principles to public employment.
Compensation:Chairman, $32,676 per year; Members, $27,212 per year
Composition:5 members appointed by Governor.
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:20 ILCS 415/7c

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Finch, GA3/1/20274/11/2016DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Luechtefeld, Dave3/1/20233/6/2017RepublicanGovernorMemberWashington
Robinson, Vivian3/1/20254/19/2019DemocratGovernorMemberSaline
Sickmeyer, Tim3/1/20239/14/2015RepublicanGovernorChairMason
Smith, Teresa3/1/20238/10/2020IndependentGovernorMemberSangamon