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Title:Miners' Examining Board
Contact Name:Neda Banach
Contact Title:Administrative Liaison for Mines and Minerals, Department of Natural Resources
Contact Phone:618 439-9111
Function:The Board holds monthly examinations to determine competency and qualification of applicants for certification as miners in Illinois.
Term:2 years and until successor is appointed and qualified, beginning 3rd Monday of January
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:No officers or employees of any government or municipal corporation. Must have 5 years’ continuous experience as coal miner, working in IL at least 1 year preceding appointment.
Compensation:Chair & Members, $12,906 plus expenses (requires a Surety Bond)
Composition:4 members: 4 miners’ examining officers appointed by Governor
Authority:225 ILCS 705/8.02

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Campbell, Wesley1/21/20195/23/2016GovernorMemberMacoupin
Cross, Robert1/16/20174/6/2015GovernorMemberFranklin
Martin, Michael1/21/20192/14/2013GovernorMemberMontgomery
Winter, Dale1/21/20196/9/2017GovernorMemberPerry