(20 ILCS 3990/4)
(from Ch. 48, par. 2604)
Board of Directors.
(a) The Illinois Manufacturing Technology
Alliance shall be governed and operated by a Board of Directors consisting
of 11 members: 5 public members who shall be representative of
industries to be served by the Alliance; 2 public members who shall be
researchers in manufacturing technologies; and 4 ex officio members who
shall be the Director of
Economic Opportunity, the Chief Executive Officer of the Prairie State 2000
Authority, the Executive Director of the Board of Higher Education and the
Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Board. An ex officio
member may designate a representative to serve as a substitute when such
member is unable to attend a meeting of the Board.
(b) The Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall
appoint the 5 public members who are representative of industries to be
served by the Alliance and the 2 public members who are researchers in
manufacturing technologies. To the extent possible, 4 members of
the 5 public members who are representatives of industries to be served
by the Alliance shall be members of trade associations that are Alliance Partners.
A vacancy in the position of Board member shall occur upon resignation,
death, conviction of a felony, or
removal from office of a Director. The Governor may remove any public
member from office on a formal finding of incompetence, neglect of duty or
malfeasance in office. Within 30 days after the office of any appointed
member becomes vacant for any reason, the Governor shall fill the vacancy
for the unexpired term in the same manner as that in which appointments are
made. If the Senate is not in session
when the first appointments are made or when the Governor fills a vacancy,
the Governor shall make temporary appointments until the next meeting of
the Senate, when he shall nominate persons to be confirmed by the Senate.
(c) No more than 4 public members
shall be of the same political party.
(d) Of those public members initially appointed to the Board,
4 Directors, no more than 2 of the same political party, shall
be appointed to serve until July 1, 1993, and
3 Directors, not more than 2 of the same political party,
shall be appointed to serve until July 1, 1991. Thereafter, each public
member shall be appointed for a 4 year term, or until his successor is
appointed and qualified. The terms of the public members initially
appointed shall commence upon the appointment of all 7 public members.
(e) No public member may serve as a Director for an aggregate of more than 10 years.
(Source: P.A. 94-793, eff. 5-19-06.)