Illinois Flag Commission

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Micah Miller

Contact Title

Director of Programs and Policies

Contact E-Mail

MMiller@ilsos.gov

Function

The purposes of the Commission are to develop new State flag designs and to make recommendations to the General Assembly concerning whether the current State flag ought to be replaced with a redesigned State flag.

Composition

The Commission shall consist of the following members: (1) the Secretary of State or the Secretary of State's designee, who shall serve as Chair of the Commission; (2) 3 members appointed by the Governor; (3) 4 members appointed by the President of the Senate, not more than one of whom may be a current member of the General Assembly; (4) 4 members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, not more than one of whom may be a current member of the General Assembly; (5) 4 members appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate, not more than one of whom may be a current member of the General Assembly; (6) 4 members appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, not more than one of whom may be a current member of the General Assembly; (7) the State Superintendent of Education or the Superintendent's designee; and (8) the Chairperson of the Board of the Illinois State Museum or the Chairperson's designee.

Chair

Secretary of State or the Secretary of State's designee,

Authority

PA 103-0513


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Vacant Statute Member, Chair Secretary of State or the Secretary of State's designee
Byrd, Jr., Sherrell L. 12/20/2023 Governor Member St. Clair
Lyon, Gabrielle 01/05/2024 Governor Member
Smith, Michelle Renae 01/05/2024 Governor Member Sangamon
Turner, Sen. Doris 01/08/2025 08/31/2023 President of the Senate Member Current member of the General Assembly
Taylor, Dr. Tandra 01/08/2025 12/13/2023 President of the Senate Member
Mellman, Tim 01/08/2025 12/13/2023 President of the Senate Member
Colunga, Cristina 01/08/2025 12/13/2023 President of the Senate Member
Sack, Donna 08/28/2023 Statute Chairperson of the Board of the Illinois State Museum or the Chairperson's designee.
Force, Sierra 08/21/2023 Statute State Superintendent of Education or the Superintendent's designee
Vella, Dave 01/29/2024 Speaker of the House of Representatives Member Current member of the General Assembly
Abdul-Musawwir, Najjar 12/12/2023 Speaker of the House of Representatives Member
Aldred, Benjamin Grantham 11/03/2023 Speaker of the House of Representatives Member
Conneen, Andrew 12/12/2023 Speaker of the House of Representatives Member
Bryant, Sen. Terri 10/05/2023 Minority Leader of the Senate Member Current member of the General Assembly
Rooney, Tom 02/02/2024 Minority Leader of the Senate Member
Howard, George 02/15/2024 Minority Leader of the Senate Member
Stephens, Will 02/02/2024 Minority Leader of the Senate Member
Weber, Tom 10/25/2023 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Member Current member of the General Assembly
Grasso. Gary 10/27/2023 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Member
Prochaska, Matthew G. 09/22/2023 Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Member
Vacant Minority Leader of the House of Representatives Member