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Title:State Fair Advisory Board
Website:http://www.agr.state.il.us/about/openmeet/
Function:The Board advises the Department of Agriculture on matters concerning operation of each state fair and state fairgrounds.
Term:2 years, beginning 3rd Monday in January of odd-numbered years.
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Interest in State Fair and Illinois. No more than 3 members from any one county.
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:20 members: 15 appointed by Governor; Director, Department of Agriculture, or designee, as chairperson; Chairperson and Minority Spokesperson, House Agriculture Committee; Chairperson and Minority Spokesperson, Senate Agriculture and Conservation Committee.
Chair:IDOA Director
Authority:20 ILCS 210/8

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Ammann, Mike1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberMadison
Bennett, Sen. ScottDemocratStatuteMember, Senate Ag chairState Senator
Entwistle, Allen1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberSangamon
Fugate, Bill1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberLivingston
Hadden, Gary1/21/20191/23/2018GovernorMemberMorgan
Harper, Rep. SonyaDemocratStatuteMember, House Ag ChairState RepresentativeNone
Jungmann, Matt1/21/20191/23/2018GovernorMemberMercer
Martz, Mike1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberState Fair Advisory BoardDeKalb
McConnell, Gary1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberChristian
Meier, Rep. CharlesRepublicanStatuteMember, House Ag MinorityState RepresentativeNone
Obernagel, George1/21/20197/1/2003GovernorMemberMonroe
Range, Bill1/21/20195/27/2015GovernorMemberMonroe
Reinhardt, Larry1/21/202210/4/2019GovernorMemberJackson
Schafer, Sue1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberChristian
Schilling, Tami Craig1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberWashington
Slayton, John1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberSangamon
Sullivan, JohnStatuteChair, Department of AgricultureDirectorSangamon
Temple, Brad1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberLaSalle
Walker, Paul1/21/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberMcLean
Wilcox, Sen. CraigRepublicanStatuteMember, Senate Ag Minority ChairState SenatorNone