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Title:Museum Board, Illinois State
Website:Illinois State Museum
Contact Name:Karen Everingham
Contact Title:Executive Assistant to the Director
Contact Phone:217.782.5949
Function:The governing board advises the Department Director on administration of the State Museum; approves appointment and salaries of administrative, scientific and technical staff; reviews budget requests.
Term:2 years, may serve until reappointed or until new appointments are made.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:10 years’ experience in natural sciences, anthropology, art, or business.
Composition:11 members -10 appointed by Governor -1 at least 60 years of age -Director, Department of Natural Resources, a designee
Authority:20 ILCS 801/20-10

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Backstrom, Leverne1/15/20243/27/2020GovernorMemberSt Clair
Brennan Blodgett, Tamira1/15/20243/27/2020GovernorMemberJackson
Callahan, ColleenDNR DirectorDNR Director's DesigneeNone
Carlson, Andrea1/15/20243/27/2020GovernorMember
Doherty, Sarah1/15/20243/27/2020GovernorMemberCook
Lee, Lisa Yun1/15/20243/27/2020GovernorMemberCook
Pappan, Chris1/15/20247/8/2022GovernorMember
Sack, Donna1/15/20242/22/2016GovernorMemberDuPage
Shadur, Beth1/15/20241/18/2016GovernorMemberLake
Taylor, Roger1/15/20242/22/2016GovernorMemberFulton
Trivedi, Nikhil1/15/20223/27/2020GovernorMemberCook