(20 ILCS 3475/20)
    Sec. 20. Composition of the Board. The Board of Trustees shall consist of 11 members to be appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Board shall consist of members with the following qualifications:
        (1) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to business administration.
        (2) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to the history of Abraham Lincoln.
        (3) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to the history of Illinois.
        (4) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to library and museum studies.
        (5) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to historic preservation.
        (6) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to cultural tourism.
        (7) One member shall have recognized knowledge and
    
ability in matters related to conservation, digitization, and technological innovation.
    The initial terms of office shall be designated by the Governor as follows: one member to serve for a term of one year, 2 members to serve for a term of 2 years, 2 members to serve for a term of 3 years, 2 members to serve for a term of 4 years, 2 members to serve for a term of 5 years, and 2 members to serve for a term of 6 years. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for a term of 6 years. The Governor shall appoint one of the members to serve as chairperson at the pleasure of the Governor.
    The members of the Board shall serve without compensation but shall be entitled to reimbursement for all necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official duties as members of the Board from funds appropriated for that purpose.
    To facilitate communication and cooperation between the Agency and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation, the Foundation CEO shall serve as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the Board.
(Source: P.A. 100-120, eff. 8-18-17.)