International Port District Board, Illinois
Board and Commission Details
The Board is the governing, administrative, and policy making body of district which embraces all the area within Chicago’s corporate limits. Develops district’s port and harbor facilities, issues construction permits, regulates district’s facilities and waterways, establishes and operates foreign trade zones.
5 years, beginning June 1. Members serve until a successor has been named, qualified, and confirmed.
Business ability and residents of county embraced in part or whole by district, at least 1 member shall be a resident of that portion of the district which is outside the corporate limits of the city of Chicago and 1 member to be a resident of DuPage County; no private financial interest in district’s business affairs
Members are paid $20,000 per year. Chairman, elected by the Board is paid $25,000 per year. All must attend meetings to receive stipend.
9 members - 4 appointed by Governor - 5 appointed by Mayor
Elected by the Board
70 ILCS 1810/12
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Rodriguez, Erika||06/01/2025||04/28/2021||Mayor of Chicago||Member|
|Bowen, Charles||06/01/2019||02/09/2005||Mayor of Chicago||Member||Cook|
|Wisniewski, Henry V.||06/01/2023||07/28/2011||Mayor of Chicago||Member||Cook|
|Solis, Ivan||06/01/2023||11/06/2019||Mayor of Chicago||Chair||Cook|
|Meltzer-Cassel, Danielle||06/01/2023||11/06/2019||Mayor of Chicago||Member||Cook|