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Title:Toll Highway Authority, Illinois State
Website:Illinois State Toll Highway Authority
Contact Name:Christi Regnery
Contact Title:Board Secretary
Function:The Authority is responsible for planning, constructing, maintaining, and operating state’s toll highway system; establishes toll rates; implements traffic rules according to state and federal law.
Term:4 years, and until a successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 5 appointed by Governor shall be from same political party.
Qualifications:Representation should reflect the geography and counties served by the tollroad system.
Compensation:Directors: $31,427 per annum; Chair: $36,078 per annum
Composition:11 Directors -9 directors appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate - Governor, as Ex-Officio -Secretary, Department of Transportation, as Ex-Officio
Chair:Appointed and confirmed by the Senate as Chair for entire 4-year term
Authority:605 ILCS 10/3

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Connolly, James3/1/20272/28/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Gomez, Jacqueline3/1/20271/26/2021DemocratGovernorMemberCook
McConnaughay, Karen3/1/20252/28/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberKane
Osman, OmerStatuteEx-Officio, Secretary, Department of TransportationNone
Paddock, Scott3/1/20252/28/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberCook
Perinar, Gary3/1/20252/28/2019DemocratGovernorMemberWill
Pritzker, Gov. JBStatuteEx-OfficioGovernorNone
Rivera, Arnie3/1/20252/17/2023DemocratGovernorChairCook
Sweeney, James3/1/20272/28/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook