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Title:Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority
Contact Name:Andrew Hamilton
Contact Title:Executive Director, Upper Illinois River Valley Development Authority
Contact Phone:217-899-7525
Contact Comments:Fax: 217-546-7569
Function:The board administers the Authority created to promote industrial, commercial and residential development, and transportation and recreational services in Grundy, LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam, Kendall, and Marshall Counties; may acquire and operate or lease port facilities, terminals, and bridges, and establish and maintain public airports; required to report to the Governor and General Assembly annually.
Term:3 years, beginning 3rd Monday in January of staggered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Public members must reside in Authority territory and be experienced in economic development, finance, banking, industrial development, small business management, real estate development, community development, venture finance, organized labor, or civic, community or neighborhood organization.
Composition:20 members -10 appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate -1 each appointed by board chairman of Grundy, LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam, Kendall, Kane, McHenry, and Marshall counties -Director, Dept. of Commerce & Community Affairs, or designee -Director, Dept. of Central Management Services, or designee
Chair:Elected by board members appointed by county chairs
Authority:70 ILCS 530/4

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Bakewell, Robert1/19/20151/19/2009Marshall CountyMemberMarshall
Brolley, Matt1/16/20176/13/2014GovernorMemberKane
Duckworth, TimStatuteEx-Officio, CMS Director or designeeNone
Ghiglieri, James1/19/200411/18/2002GovernorMemberMarshall
Griffith, Barbara1/19/200411/18/2002GovernorMemberPutnam
Guilfoyle, Michael1/19/201612/3/1998LaSalle CountyMemberLaSalle
Hackett, Dennis1/19/20041/1/2003GovernorTreasurerGrundy
Ladgenski, Deb1/16/2012Bureau CountyVice ChairBureau
McCully, Phillip1/17/200511/18/2002GovernorMemberMarshall
Meagher, William1/19/200411/18/2002GovernorMemberLaSalle
Meyers, Greg1/18/20161/18/2000Kane CountyMemberKane
Olson, Kevin1/1/20133/14/2000Grundy CountyChairGrundy
Schneider, Kurt1/19/20152/7/2012McHenry CountyMemberMcHenry
Setchell, Thomas1/17/200511/18/2002GovernorMemberLaSalle
Shaw, John1/19/200411/18/2002GovernorMemberKendall
Steep, William1/17/200511/18/2002GovernorSecretaryLaSalle
Tonozzi, Gilbert1/16/20151/19/2009Putnam CountyMemberPutnam
Westover, BobStatuteEx-Officio, DCEO Director or designeeNone
Wilkins, Jeffrey1/20/201411/19/2002Kendall CountyMemberKendall