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Title:Illinois Route 66 Centennial Commission
Meeting Information:

​The Commission shall meet at least quarterly at the times and places in the State that the Commission designates. 

Contact Name:Office of Tourism
Function:The Commission shall be responsoble for planning and sponsoring official Route 66 centennial events, programs, and activities for the greater citizens of Illinois.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:The Commission shall be composed of 20 members who reflect the interests, history, and importance of the communities along Route 66 in Illinois. The members shall be appointed as follows: (1) two public members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; (2) two public members appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; (3) two public members appointed by the President of the Senate; (5) two public members appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; (6) three public members appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall serve as chairperson; (6) the President of the Route 66 Association of Illinois; or his or her designee; (7) the Executive Director of the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway, or his or her designee; and (8) seven ex officio members as follows: (A) the Governor, or his or her designee; (B) the Secretary of the Department of Transportation, or his or her designee; (C) the Director of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency; or his or her designee; (D) the Director of the Department of Natural Resources, or his or her designee; (E) the Director of the Office of Tourism, or his or her designee; (F) the Director of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or his or her designee; and (G) the Director of the State Archives, or his or her designee
Authority:P.A. 100-0649

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Butler, Rep. Tim1/23/2019Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesPublic Member
McDonald, Bonnie9/9/2019Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesPublic Member
Moylan, Rep. Martin 8/9/2019Speaker of the HousePublic Member
Sees, Milton10/23/2018Minority Leader of the SenatePublic MemberSangamon
VACANTPresident of the SenatePublic Member
VACANTPresident of the SenatePublic Member
VACANTMinority Leader of the SenatePublic Member
VACANTGovernorPublic MemberChair
VACANTGovernorPublic Member
VACANTGovernorPublic Member
VACANTPresident of the Route 66 Association of Illinois
VACANTExecutive Director of the Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway
VACANTGovernorEx-OfficioGovernor's Designee
VACANTSecretary of Department of TransportationEx-OfficioSecretary's Designee
VACANTDirector of the Illinois Historic Preservation AgencyEx-OfficioDirector's Designee
VACANTDirector of the Department of Natural ResourcesEx-OfficioDirector's Designee
VACANTDirector of the Office of TourismEx-OfficioDirector's Designee
VACANTDirector of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity Ex-OfficioDirector's Designee
VACANTDirector of the State ArchivesEx-OfficioDirector's Designee
Walsh Jr., Rep. Laurence8/9/2019Speaker of the House Public Member