Medical District Commission

Board and Commission Details

Contact Title

Illinois Medical District Commission


The Commission develops and manages medical center districts in the city of Chicago; acquires property, constructs buildings, and sells or leases real estate for purposes related to practice medicine.


5 years, expiring June 30 of staggered years and until successor is appointed.

Senate Confirmation





7 members: 4 appointed by the Governor; 2 appointed by Mayor of Chicago; 1 appointed by Cook County Board President; Board President is elected by the Board.


Elected by the Commission


70 ILCS 915/2

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
O'Brien, Peter 06/30/2028 08/19/2019 Governor Member Cook
Kalayil, Ann 06/30/2026 11/02/2021 Cook County Board President Treasurer Cook
Gorski, Eleanor 06/30/2025 09/22/2021 Mayor of Chicago Member Cook
Guzman, Nicolas 06/30/2023 03/11/2021 Mayor of Chicago Member Cook
Frydland, Judith 06/30/2028 01/25/2021 Governor Member Cook
Eaddy, Michael 07/30/2027 02/03/2021 Governor Member Cook
Hackney, Stephen 06/30/2025 01/25/2021 Governor Member, President Cook