(20 ILCS 3948/20)
Board of directors.
IGP shall be governed by a board of directors. The IGP board of directors shall consist of 14 members. Five of the members shall be voting members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The Speaker and Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, the President and Minority Leader of the Senate, the Lieutenant Governor, the Director of Agriculture, the Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Chairperson of the Illinois Arts Council, and the Director of the Illinois Finance Authority, or the designee of each, shall be non-voting ex officio members.
Of the members appointed by the Governor, one member must have a background in agriculture, one member must have a background in manufacturing, and one member must have a background in international business relations.
Of the initial members appointed by the Governor, 3 members shall serve 4-year terms and 2 members shall serve 2-year terms as designated by the Governor. Thereafter, members appointed by the Governor shall serve 4-year terms. A vacancy among members appointed by the Governor shall be filled by appointment by the Governor for the remainder of the vacated term.
Members of the board shall receive no compensation but shall be reimbursed for expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.
The Governor shall designate the chairman of the board until a successor is designated. The board shall meet at the call of the chair.
No less than 90 days after a majority of the members of the board of directors of the IGP is appointed by the Governor, the board shall develop a policy adopted by resolution of the board stating the board's plan for the use of services provided by businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, as defined under the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act. The board shall provide a copy of this resolution to the Governor and the General Assembly upon its adoption.
On December 31 of each year, the board shall report to the General Assembly and the Governor regarding the use of services provided by businesses owned by minorities, women, and persons with disabilities, as defined under the Business Enterprise for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities Act.
(Source: P.A. 100-391, eff. 8-25-17.)