Metra

 

Title

Metra Board of Directors

Website

http://metrarail.com

Contact Name

Lisa Murphy

Contact Title

Assistant Board Secretary

Contact Phone

(312)322-6966

Contact Email

N/A

Function

Commuter Rail Division of the RTA.

Term

Four (4) years

Confirmation

See below.

Compensation

Chairman receives an annual salary of $25,000. Other Directors receive an annual salary of $15,000.

Qualifications


See below.

Composition

One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Chairman

of the DuPage County Board with the advice and consent of the DuPage County Board and shall reside in DuPage County.
One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Chairman
of the McHenry County Board with the advice and consent of the McHenry County Board and shall reside in McHenry County.
One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Will County Executive with the advice and consent of the Will County Board and shall reside in Will County.
One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Lake County Board with the advice and consent of the Lake County Board and shall reside in Lake County.
One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Kane County Board with the advice and consent of the Kane County Board and shall reside in Kane County.
One (1) Director shall be appointed by the Mayor of
the City of Chicago with the advice and consent of the City Council of the City of Chicago and shall reside in the City of Chicago.
Five (5) Directors residing in Cook County outside of
the City of Chicago, as follows:
(i) One (1) Director who resides in Cook County outside of the City of Chicago, appointed by the President of the Cook County Board with the advice and consent of the members of the Cook County Board.
(ii) One (1) Director who resides in the township of Barrington, Palatine, Wheeling, Hanover, Schaumburg, or Elk Grove.
(iii) One (1) Director who resides in the township of Northfield, New Trier, Maine, Niles, Evanston, Leyden, Norwood Park, River Forest, or Oak Park.
(iv) One (1) Director who resides in the township of Proviso, Riverside, Berwyn, Cicero, Lyons, Stickney, Lemont, Palos, or Orland.
(v) One (1) Director who resides in the township of Worth, Calumet, Bremen, Thornton, Rich, or Bloom.
(vi) The Directors identified under the
provisions of subparagraphs (ii) through (v) of this paragraph shall be appointed by the members of the Cook County Board. Each individual Director shall be appointed by those members of the Cook County Board whose Board districts overlap in whole or in part with the geographic territory described in the relevant subparagraph. The vote of County Board Members eligible to appoint directors under the provisions of subparagrahs (ii) through (v) of this paragraph shall be weighted by the number of electors residing in those portions of their Board districts within the geographic territory described in relevant subparagraph (ii) through (v) of this paragraph.

 

Chair/President

Carole R. Doris

Authority

70 ILCS 3615/3B.02

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Name

Term Expires

Appointed By

Position

Carole R. Doris

(Resigning
as of 4/30/11)

Chairman of the DuPage County Board

Chairman

Larry A. Huggins

06/30/12

Mayor,
City of Chicago

Vice
Chairman

Jack Schaffer

06/30/14

Chairman
of the McHenry County Board

Treasurer

Arlene J. Mulder

06/30/14

Suburban
Cook County Commissioners

Secretary

James V. Dodge

06/30/11

Suburban
Cook County Commissioners

Director

James C. LaBelle

03/31/12

Chairman
of the Lake County Board

Director

John E. Partelow

06/30/13

Will
County Executive

Director

Willis E. Pennington Jr.

03/31/12

Cook
County Board President

Director

Caryl J. Van Overmeiren

03/31/12

Chairman
of the Kane County Board

Director

William A. Widmer III

03/31/12

Suburban
Cook County Commissioners

Director

Vacancy

Suburban
Cook County Commissioners

Director