Title                             Employee Appeals Board

Contact Name           G. A. Finch

Contact Title              Chairperson

Contact Email            EmployeeAppeals.Board@cookcountyil.gov

Function                     The Employee Appeals Board exists to hear career service employees' appeals of termination for cause, demotion and suspensions of 11 days or more.

Member Name        Term Expires              Appointed By                                               Position

G. A. Finch                    12/04/2019              Cook County Board President            Chairperson

Juan Ochoa                  07/01/2016              Cook County Board President            Member

Julia Riekse                  07/01/2018              Cook County Board President            Member

Arthur Wheatley         07/01/2016              Cook County Board President            Member

Gregory Zyvert            12/17/2020              Cook County Board President            Member

Term                           Six Years

Confirmation        Yes, by Cook County Board

Compensation      Members earn $500 per official meeting of the Employee Appeals Board attended, not to exceed $12,000.

Qualifications       No.  Selection exclusively at the discretion of the Cook County President

Composition          Five (5) members, all appointed by the President of Cook County Board of Commissioners

Authority                Section 44-59 of Cook County Code of Ordinances