Mid-America Intermodal Authority Port District Board

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Mike McLaughlin

Contact Title

Executive Director

Contact Phone

MKM@adams.net; info@midamericaport.com

Contact E-Mail



The board studies existing harbor plans in district and makes recommendations to appropriate governmental agencies, including the General Assembly.


5 years from June 1 of the year in which they are appointed, except to fill vacancy, and until successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation



Members of board must reside in district. Each appointment by Governor subject to approval by county boards, and each appointment by county boards shall be subject to approval by Governor, all appointments to be certified by Secretary of State.


The members of the Board shall receive compensation for their services, set by the Board at an amount not to exceed $20,000 annually, except the chairperson may receive an additional $5,000 annually, if approved by Board. Paid by Board's operating funds.


7 members - 3 appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate - 4 appointed by county boards from within following counties: Adams, Brown, Cass, Hancock, Henderson, Mercer, Morgan, Pike, Schuyler, Scott and Warren.


Elected by Board


70 ILCS 1832/100

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
McLaughlin, Mike 06/01/2024 04/01/2012 County Chairmen Chair Adams
VACANT Governor Director
Brownback, Henry "H.O." 06/01/2027 10/28/2011 Governor Vice Chair Cass
Flatt, Bradley 06/01/2027 03/03/2020 County Chairmen Director Henderson
Roderick, Blake 06/01/2025 04/01/2012 County Chairmen Director Pike
Haliemun, Cynthia 06/01/2026 10/04/2021 Governor Director
VACANT 06/01/2026 03/03/2020 County Chairmen Director Adams