Sports Facilities Authority, Illinois

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

P.J. Frayer

Contact Title

Director of Administration

Contact Phone

312.674.5596

Contact E-Mail

pjf@isfauthority.com

Function

The authority may determine the location, acquire land, and contract for construction of any new sports facility in the Chicago metropolitan area; remodel or repair existing facilities; and regulate the use and operation of all facilities.

Term

3 years, beginning July 1 of staggered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified.

Senate Confirmation

Yes

Party Affiliation

N/A

Qualifications

No public officials, state employees, or anyone with financial interest in any facility regulated by the Authority.

Compensation

Reimbursed for expenses

Composition

7 members: 4 appointed by Governor; 1 Chairman appointed by Governor with consent of Mayor; 3 members appointed by Governor; 3 members appointed by Mayor of Chicago.

Chair

Designated by the Governor with concurrence of the Mayor of Chicago--requires Senate confirmation

Authority

70 ILCS 3205/4


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Rooney, Trisha 07/01/2024 12/19/2018 Mayor Member Cook
Kotak, Aarti 07/01/2024 01/13/2023 Governor Member Cook
Bobins, Norman R. 07/01/2025 11/18/2011 Mayor Member Cook
Soodek, Coco 07/01/2023 09/23/2020 Mayor Member Cook
Darling, Leslie M. 07/01/2026 12/02/2019 Governor Member, Chair Cook
VACANT Governor Member
Hawkins, Roderick K. 07/01/2026 11/27/2023 Governor Member Jefferson