(505 ILCS 84/10)
    Sec. 10. Illinois Local and Organic Food and Farm Task Force. The Illinois Local and Organic Food and Farm Task Force ("the Task Force") shall be appointed by the Governor within 60 days after the effective date of this Act. The Task Force shall be convened by the Department of Agriculture and shall include the following Illinois-based members:
        (a) one representative each from the Departments of
Agriculture, Commerce and Economic Opportunity, and Human Services;
        (b) four organic farmers, representing different
dairy, meat, vegetable, and grains sectors;
        (c) four specialty crop producers, representing
different flower, fruit, viticulture, aquaculture, fiber, vegetable, and ornamental sectors;
        (d) two organic processors;
        (e) one organic distributor and one non-organic
        (f) three representatives of not-for-profit
educational organizations;
        (g) one organic certifier;
        (h) one consumer representative;
        (i) two representatives of farm organizations;
        (j) one university agricultural specialist;
        (k) one philanthropic organization representative;
        (l) one food retailer representative;
        (m) two municipal representatives from different
communities in the State;
        (n) four representatives from community-based
organizations focusing on food access, to include at least 3 minority members; and
        (o) one chef specializing in the preparation of
locally grown organic foods.
    All members of the Task Force shall be appointed for a 2-year term.
(Source: P.A. 95-145, eff. 8-14-07.)