(70 ILCS 1865/18) (from Ch. 19, par. 196)
    Sec. 18. As soon as possible after the appointment of the initial members, the Board shall organize for the transaction of business, select a chairman and a temporary secretary from its own number, and adopt bylaws and regulations to govern its proceedings. The initial chairman and successors shall be elected by the Board from time to time for the term of his office as a member of the Board or for the term of three years, whichever is shorter.
(Source: Laws 1955, p. 657.)