Kaskaskia Regional Port District Board

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Anna Guebert

Contact E-Mail


Contact Comments

Ed Weilbacher, General Manager George Obernagel, Chair Terry Liefer, Vice Chair


The Board governs the port district which embraces all of Monroe and Randolph Counties and Freeburg, Millstadt, Smithton, Prairie DuLong, New Athens, Marissa, Fayettesville, Engleman, Mascoutah, Shiloh Valley and Lenzburg Townships of St. Clair County; plans development of harbor facilities; issues constructon permits; regulates operation of bridges.


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

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation

No more than 8 from the same political party


District residents with business ability


Reimbursed for expenses


15 members appointed by Governor


Elected by the board


70 ILCS 1830/3, 31, 32

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Esker, Clement 06/30/2017 10/11/2013 Democrat Governor Member Randolph
Linker, Rodney 06/30/2018 02/14/2012 Republican Governor Member Monroe
Rupert, Catina Lynett 06/30/2026 06/07/2024 Governor Member St. Clair
Guebert, Richard 06/30/2018 06/26/2012 Republican Governor Member Randolph
Vacant Republican Governor Member Monroe
Funk, Brian 06/30/2015 02/14/2012 Democrat Governor Member St. Clair
Myerscough, Robert 06/30/2017 07/01/2001 Democrat Governor Member Randolph
Liefer, Terry 06/30/2019 03/01/1997 Republican Governor Member Monroe
Reifschneider, Donna 06/30/2019 04/18/2016 Republican Governor Member St. Clair
Kaempfe, Ronald 06/30/2023 08/07/2020 Democrat Governor Member Monroe
Vacant 06/30/2017 Democrat Governor Member Randolph
Luechtefeld, Joseph 06/30/2019 02/14/2012 Republican Governor Member St. Clair
Obernagel, George 06/30/2018 07/01/2001 Republican Governor Chair Monroe
Heck, Bernard 06/30/2019 10/01/2007 Democrat Governor Member Randolph
Chatham, Mark 06/30/2024 08/10/2020 Democrat Governor Member St. Clair