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Title:Central Illinois Economic Development Authority
Contact Name:Andrew Hamilton
Contact Title:Executive Director, Central Illinois Economic Development Authority
Contact Phone:217-899-7525
Contact Comments:(217) 899-7525
Function:The Authority promotes industrial, commercial, and residential development, services, transportation, and recreational activities and facilities in Macon, Sangamon, Menard, Logan, Christian, DeWitt, Macoupin, Montgomery, Calhoun, Greene, and Jersey counties and any navigable waters and air space located therein; authorized to issue bonds, enter into loans, contracts, agreements, and mortgages.
Term:6 years, initial terms are staggered
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Qualifications:Must reside within the territorial jurisdiction of the Authority. Public members shall be persons of recognized ability and experience in economic development, finance, banking, industrial development, state or local government, commercial agriculture, small business management, real estate development, community development, venture finance, organized labor, or civic or community organization.
Composition:15 members as follows: 3 appointed by the Governor; 1 each appointed by the County Board Chair the following Counties: Macon; Sangamon; Menard; Logan; Christian; DeWitt; Macoupin; Montgomery; Calhoun; Greene; Jersey; Director of DCEO or designee, ex officio.
Chair:Elected by the Board
Authority:70 ILCS 504

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Dunn, Jay A.1/18/2016Macon County Board ChairSecretary, MemberMacon
Goleman, Andy1/21/2013Sangamon County Board ChairTreasurer, MemberSangamon
Hagen, Dale1/19/2015Calhoun County Board ChairMemberCalhoun
Hahn, Jim1/20/2014Christian County Board ChairChair, MemberChristian
Hampton-Knodle, Heather1/20/2014Montgomery County Board ChairMemberMontgomery
Heck, Edward1/21/20196/3/2011GovernorMemberMontgomery
Joy, Rachel1/19/20156/3/2011GovernorMemberMacon
Lash, Everett A.1/20/20146/3/2011GovernorMemberJersey
Martin, Bill1/21/2013Logan County Board ChairMemberLogan
Mathis, Mike1/19/2015Macoupin County Board ChairMemberMacoupin
McCombs, Shirley1/18/2016Menard County Board ChairMemberMenard
Sancamper, Bob1/20/2014Jersey County Board ChairMemberJersey
Schmidt, Sandra1/19/2015Greene County Board ChairMemberGreene
Stauffer, Ruth1/21/2013De Witt County Board ChairVice Chair, MemberDe Witt
VACANTStatuteEx-Officio, DCEONone