Illinois Medical District Commission

 

Title

Illinois Medical District Commission

Website

http://www.MedicalDistrict.org

Contact Name

Kesner Bienvenu

Contact Title

Chief Legal Counsel

Contact Phone

(312) 738-5800

Contact Email

kbienvenu@medicaldistrict.org

Function

The IMDC is a body politic and corporate that was formed by an act of the Illinois State Legislature in 1941 (70 ILCS 915/0.01, et seq.) (theIMD
Act
”) for the purpose of administrating the zoning and property within the District to ensure the orderly expansion of medical research facilities.Its mission is to attract both medically-related commerce and research and new business ventures for the economic vitality and general welfare of the State of Illinois, Cook County, and the City of Chicago.

The Illinois Medical District (“IMD”) is a world-class collaboration of hospitals, universities, institutes, social services, and technology commercialization facilities, located on the near west side of the City of Chicago, Illinois in Cook County that is bounded by Congress Street on the north, Ashland Avenue on the east, Oakley Boulevard on the west, and the Union Pacific inter-modal yard on the south.The Illinois Medical District area is comprised of 560 acres.The seven-member IMDC governs the District’s growth, development, and mission.

Term

Five (5) years

Confirmation

None

Compensation

None

Qualifications

None

Composition

Seven (7) Commissioners:

4 appointed by the Governor of the State of Illinois

2 appointed by the Mayor of the City of Chicago

1 appointed by the President of the Cook County Board

Chair/President

John E. Partelow

Authority

70 ILCS 915/0.01 et. seq.

 

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Name

Term Expires

Appointed By

Position

Jennifer L. Woodard

06/30/2015

Governor

President

Meredith O’Connor

06/30/2014

Governor

Vice President

Daniel A. Trevino

06/30/2015

Mayor – City of Chicago

Secretary

Blake P. Sercye

06/30/2018

Governor

Treasurer

James Clewlow

06/30/2017

Governor

Commissioner

Ricardo Estrada

06/30/2016

Cook County Board President

Commissioner

Isaac S. Goldman

Expired

Mayor – City of Chicago

Commissioner