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Title:Sports Facilities Authority, Illinois
Website:Illinois Sports Facilities Authority Governance
Contact Name:P.J. Frayer
Contact Title:Director of Administration
Contact Phone:312.674.5596
Function:The authority may determine the location, acquire land, and contract for construction of any new sports facility in the Chicago metropolitan area; remodel or repair existing facilities; and regulate the use and operation of all facilities.
Term:3 years, beginning July 1 of staggered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:No public officials, state employees, or anyone with financial interest in any facility regulated by the Authority.
Compensation:Reimbursed for expenses
Composition:7 members: 4 appointed by Governor; 1 Chairman appointed by Governor with consent of Mayor; 3 members appointed by Governor; 3 members appointed by Mayor of Chicago.
Chair:Designated by the Governor with concurrence of the Mayor of Chicago--requires Senate confirmation
Authority:70 ILCS 3205/4

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Andolino, Rosemarie6/30/20185/25/2015GovernorMemberCook
Bobins, Norman R.7/1/202511/18/2011MayorMemberCook
Cooper Wright, Tarrah7/1/20233/26/2021GovernorMemberCook
Darling, Leslie7/1/202312/2/2019GovernorMember, ChairCook
Forde, Michael7/1/202212/2/2019GovernorMemberCook
Rooney, Trisha7/1/202112/19/2018MayorMemberCook
Shalit, Ilan7/1/202012/12/2018MayorMemberCook