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Title:State Fair Advisory Board
Website:http://www.agr.state.il.us/about/openmeet/
Function:The Board advises 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:25 members: 20 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, Mike1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberMadison
Entwistle, Allen1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberSangamon
Fugate, Bill1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberLivingston
Hadden, Gary1/16/20191/23/2018GovernorMemberMorgan
Jobe, Cory1/16/20191/23/2018GovernorMemberCook
Jungmann, Matt1/16/20191/23/2018GovernorMemberMercer
Koehler, David1/14/20151/23/2013DemocratStatuteMember, Senate Ag chairState Senator
Martz, Mike1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberState Fair Advisory BoardDeKalb
McCann, SamRepublicanStatuteMember, Senate Ag Minority ChairState SenatorNone
McConnell, Gary1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberChristian
Moffit, Donald L.RepublicanStatuteMember, House Ag MinorityState RepresentativeNone
Nelson, PhilStatuteChair, Department of AgricultureDirectorSangamon
Obernagel, George1/16/20197/1/2003GovernorMemberMonroe
Range, Bill1/16/20195/27/2015GovernorMemberMonroe
Schafer, Sue1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberChristian
Schilling, Tami Craig1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberWashington
Slayton, John1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberSangamon
Temple, Brad1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberLaSalle
Vacant1/16/20174/22/2015GovernorMember
Vacant1/19/20093/1/2005GovernorMember
Vacant1/16/20174/22/2015GovernorMember
Vacant1/16/20174/22/2015GovernorMember
Vacant1/16/20175/27/2015GovernorMember
Verschoore, Patrick J.DemocratStatuteMember, House Ag ChairState RepresentativeNone
Walker, Paul1/16/20194/22/2015GovernorMemberMcLean