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Title:State Police Merit Board, Illinois
Website:Illinois Department of State Police Merit Board
Contact Name:Emily Fox
Contact Title:Acting Executive Director
Function:The Board certifies qualified applicants for appointment to the State Police force; classifies officers, and sets standards and qualifications for each rank; authorizes promotions, demotions, suspensions and other disciplinary action.
Term:6 years, expiring 3rd Monday in March of staggered years, & until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:Yes
Qualifications:No more than 3 from the same political party
Compensation:Chair & Members $242 per diem, plus expenses (max of 100 days pay)
Composition:5 appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate
Chair:Elected by the Board for 2-year terms
Authority:20 ILCS 2610/3

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Berlin, Andrew3/21/20227/29/2019RepublicanGovernorMemberCook
Maldonado, Nancy3/19/20237/29/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
McNaught, Karen3/15/202710/18/2021OtherGovernorMemberNone
Riley, James3/19/20244/16/2010DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Warren, Eddie Lee3/17/20256/28/2019DemocratGovernorMemberAdams