(70 ILCS 1930/35)
    Sec. 35. Board; compensation and expenses. The Authority shall be governed by a 5-member board consisting of members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Two members of the Board must reside within the territory of the Authority. Two members must be former public officials who served within the townships of Bloom, Thornton, Calumet, Bremen, Orland, Worth, Rich, or Palos. One member must have previous employment and management experience with a major railroad company that has significant ties to the Authority. Each member shall take and subscribe the constitutional oath of office and file it with the Secretary of State. The members of the board shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for actual expenses incurred by them in the performance of duties prescribed by the Authority. However, any member of the board who serves as secretary or treasurer may receive compensation for services as that officer.
(Source: P.A. 95-122, eff. 8-13-07.)