(15 ILCS 410/6)
(from Ch. 15, par. 409)
Director - appointment - qualifications.
The Department of
Human Resources shall have an officer at its head who shall
be known as
the Director. He or she shall be appointed by the
Comptroller, by and
with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Director
shall be a person who shall have had practical working experience in the
field of personnel administration. The director shall be selected for
appointment from among those persons who for the two years next
preceding the appointment have not been members of any local, state or
national committee of a political party; or officers or members of any
standing committee of a political party; or officers or members of
standing committees of any partisan political group or organization.
Nor shall the appointee during his or her tenure as Director
become a member of any local, state or national committee of a political
party or an officer or member of standing committees or any partisan
political group or organization.
(Source: P.A. 90-24, eff. 6-20-97.)