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Title:Racing Board, Illinois
Contact Name:Domenic DiCera
Contact Title:Executive Director
Contact Phone:312.814.2600
Function:The Racing Board regulates horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering at state tracks and off-track wagering sites; issues licenses, allocates racing days, prescribes rules and imposes penalties for violations.
Term:6 years, expiring July 1 of staggered even-numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 6 from same political party
Qualifications:Knowledge of harness or thoroughbred racing practices and procedures and principals of breeding. Must be a state resident for five years, and not less than 25 years of age. No financial interest in race track, or pari-mutuel operations. No holder of any other compensated public office.
Composition:11 members appointed by Governor
Chair:Designated by Governor
Authority:230 ILCS 5/4

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Beiser, Dan7/1/20208/23/2019DemocratGovernorMemberMadison
Brincat, Jeffrey7/1/20223/2/2015RepublicanGovernorChair, MemberLake
Davis, Marcus7/1/20245/17/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
McCauley, Thomas7/1/20221/23/2017DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Mulder, Arlene7/1/20201/26/2015RepublicanGovernorMemberCook
Ramirez, Edgar7/1/20224/3/2017DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Reyes, Bejamin7/1/20245/17/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Sronce, Gregory6/30/202410/1/2012RepublicanGovernorMemberSangamon