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Title:Pollution Control Board
Website:Pollution Control Board
Contact Name:Marie Tipsord
Contact Title:General Counsel
Contact Phone:312.814.3620
Contact Comments:
Function:The Board determines, defines, and implements environmental control standards applicable in Illinois. The Board adopts environmental rules and adjudicates contested cases that arise from implementing those rules, such as enforcements, permit appeals, variances, adjusted standards, landfill siting appeals, etc. See
Term:3 years and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 3 from same political party
Qualifications:Verifiable technical, academic, or actual experience in the field of pollution control or environmental law and regulation.
Compensation:Chairman, $130,086 per year; Members, $125,790 per year
Composition:5 appointed by Governor
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:415 ILCS 5/5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Currie, Barbara Flynn7/1/20244/26/2019DemocratGovernorChair, MemberCook
Gibson, Michelle7/1/202511/29/2021DemocratGovernorMemberWinnebago
Van Wie, Jennifer7/1/20239/14/2020RepublicanGovernorMemberLake