(70 ILCS 1863/22)
Appointment of Board.
The Governor shall appoint one member of the Board and the County Board Chairs of Jo Daviess and Carroll Counties shall each appoint 2 members of the Board. Of the 4 members appointed by the County Board Chairs, no more than 2 shall be associated with the same political party. All initial appointments shall be made within 60 days after this Act takes effect. The one member appointed by the Governor shall be appointed for an initial term expiring June 1, 2012. Of the terms of the members initially appointed by the County Board Chairs, 2 shall expire June 1, 2011 and 2 shall expire June 1, 2012. At the expiration of the term of any member, his or her successor shall be appointed by the Governor or the County Board Chairs in like manner and with like regard to place of residence of the appointee, as in the case of appointments for the initial terms.
After the expiration of initial terms, each successor shall hold office for a term of 3 years from the first day of June of the year in which the term of office commences. In the case of a vacancy during the term of office of any member appointed by the Governor, the Governor shall make an appointment for the remainder of the term vacant and until a successor is appointed and qualified. In case of a vacancy during the term of office of any member appointed by a County Board Chair, the proper County Board Chair shall make an appointment for the remainder of the term vacant and until a successor is appointed and qualified. The Governor and each County Board Chair shall certify their respective appointments to the Secretary of State. Within 30 days after certification of his or her appointment, and before entering upon the duties of his or her office, each member of the Board shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office and file it in the office of the Secretary of State.
(Source: P.A. 96-636, eff. 8-24-09.)