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Title:Miners' Examining Board
Website:https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/programs/Pages/MinersExaminingBoard.aspx
Contact Name:Neda Banach
Contact Title:Administrative Liaison for Mines and Minerals, Department of Natural Resources
Contact Phone:618 439-9111
Contact E-Mail:Neda.Banach@illinois.gov
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 mineran underground a coal miner. The members of the Miners' Examining Board shall hold certificates of competency as an Illinois mine examiner. Two of the members of the Miners' Examining Board shall be representatives of a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act representing coal miners. Two of the members of the Miners' Examining Board shall be from the employing class, working in IL at least 1 year preceding appointment. 2 of whom must be from a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act representing coal miners.
Compensation:Chair & Members, $13,216 plus expenses (requires a Surety Bond)
Composition:4 members: 4 miners’ examining officers appointed by Governor, 2 of whom must be from a labor organization recognized under the National Labor Relations Act representing coal miners
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