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Title:Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Board of Trustees
Function:To set policy and advise the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Agency and its Director on programs relates to the Agency.
Term:The initial terms of office shall be designated by the Governor as follows: one member to serve for a term of one year, 2 members to serve for a term of 2 years, 2 members to serve for a term of 3 years, 2 members to serve for a term of 4 years, 2 members to serve for a term of 5 years, and 2 members to serve for a term of 6 years. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for a term of 6 years.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:The Board of Trustees shall consist of 11 members to be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Board shall consist of members with the following qualifications: (1) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to business administration. (2) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to the history of Abraham Lincoln. (3) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to the history of Illinois. (4) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to library and museum studies. (5) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to historic preservation. (6) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to cultural tourism. (7) One member shall have recognized knowledge and ability in matters related to conservation, digitization, and technological innovation. The Foundation CEO shall serve as a non-voting, ex officio member of the Board.
Chair:The Governor shall appoint a chairperson from its members
Authority:20 ILCS 3475/20

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Beckett, J. Steven10/7/202010/7/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of History of Abraham LincolnChampaign
Brodsky, Joan10/7/202310/7/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of Historic PreservationCook
Harris, Jessica10/7/202210/7/2019GovernorTrusteeSt. Louis Co., MO
Harris, Kathryn10/7/202310/7/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of Libraries and Museum StudiesSangamon
Johnson, Gary10/7/202310/7/2019GovernorTrusteeCook
Knorowski, Dr. CarlaGovernorCEOEx-Officio, Non-voting member
LaHood, Ray10/15/202310/15/2019GovernorTrusteeChairPeoria
Lesneiwicz, Jason10/7/202110/7/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of Cultural TourismCook
Monroe, Dan10/7/202110/7/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of History of IllinoisChampaign
Sandoval, Martin10/15/202310/15/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of Business AdministrationCook
Spitzer Johnston, Melinda10/15/202210/15/2019GovernorTrusteeKnowledge of Matters Related to Conservation, Digitization, and Technological InnovationCook
VACANTGovernorTrustee