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Title:Nature Preserves Commission
Website:https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/INPC/Pages/default.aspx
Contact Name:Chris Young
Contact Title:Director
Contact Phone:217-785-8686
Contact E-Mail:chris.young@illinois.gov
Function:Protect land through, and set policy for, the Nature Preserve System.
Term:3 years (may be appointed to two full terms) and serves until replaced
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:By statute, must be recommended by Director of Illinois Natural History Survey and of Illinois State Museum
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:9 members
Chair:Elected by members
Authority:525 ILCS 30

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Covington, George M.6/30/20189/10/2010GovernorSecretary, MemberLake
Dann, Donald R.6/30/20209/10/2010GovernorVice Chair, MemberLake
DauBach, Penelope6/30/201710/12/2012GovernorMemberMonroe
Lewis, Abigail6/30/20181/24/2014GovernorMemberCook
McClain, William E.6/30/20209/10/2010GovernorMemberMacoupin
Mogerman, Jo-Elle6/30/20219/24/2013GovernorMemberCook
Ruffner, Charles6/30/20181/24/2014GovernorMemberJackson
Stone, Deborah6/30/20209/5/2014GovernorMemberCook
Thomas, David L.6/30/20179/10/2010GovernorChair, MemberChampaign