Toll Highway Authority, Illinois State

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Christi Regnery

Contact Title

Board Secretary

Contact Comments


The Authority is responsible for planning, constructing, maintaining, and operating state’s toll highway system; establishes toll rates; implements traffic rules according to state and federal law.


4 years, and until a successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation

No more than 5 appointed by Governor shall be from same political party.


Representation should reflect the geography and counties served by the tollroad system.


Directors: $31,427 per annum; Chair: $36,078 per annum


11 Directors -9 directors appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate - Governor, as Ex-Officio -Secretary, Department of Transportation, as Ex-Officio


Appointed and confirmed by the Senate as Chair for entire 4-year term


605 ILCS 10/3

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Rivera, Arnie 03/01/2025 02/17/2023 Democrat Governor Chair Cook
Sweeney, James 03/01/2027 02/28/2019 Democrat Governor Member Cook
Wright, Mark S. 03/01/2027 07/17/2023 Independent Governor Member DuPage
Perinar, Gary 03/01/2025 02/28/2019 Democrat Governor Member Will
Gomez, Jacqueline 03/01/2027 01/26/2021 Democrat Governor Member Cook
Neddermeyer, Melissa 03/01/2025 07/17/2023 Independent Governor Member Cook
Osman, Omer Statute Ex-Officio, Secretary, Department of Transportation
Paddock, Scott 03/01/2025 02/28/2019 Republican Governor Member Cook
Pritzker, Gov. JB Statute Ex-Officio Governor
Connolly, James 03/01/2027 02/28/2019 Democrat Governor Member Cook
McConnaughay, Karen 03/01/2025 02/28/2019 Republican Governor Member Kane