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Title Judicial Inquiry Board 
Contact Name Kathy Twine 
Contact Phone 312.814.5554 
Contact Email  
Function The Board conducts investigations, receives or initiates complaints concerning a judge or associate judge, files and prosecutes complaints with the Courts Commission. The board is an independent entity within the Judicial branch;
not subject to the Illinois Open Meetings Act. 
Term 4 years-Term goes from date of appointment, not previous expiration. No member may serve for more than 8 years. 
Senate Confirmation No 
Party Affiliation 3 of Governor's appointments shall be lawyers, no more than 2 from the same political party, and 4 shall not be lawyers, no more than 2 from the same political party 
Compensation $200 per diem, plus expenses (Judges only receive expenses) 
Qualifications See party affiliation 
Composition 9 members -7 appointed by Governor -2 Circuit Judges, appointed by the Supreme Court 
Chair Elected by the Board 
Authority Illinois Constitution-Article VI, Section 15(b)-(d)  

Member Names

Name (Last, First) Ascending Term Expires Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position County Title
Booker, Ocie  08/15/2018  08/15/2014  Democrat  Governor  Member, Public Member  Cook   
Caisley, William  09/14/2019  09/14/2015  Republican  Governor  Member, Lawyer  McLean   
Collins, Cary  12/10/2017  12/10/2009  Republican  Governor  Member, Lawyer  Cook   
Hudson, Donald C.  04/23/2015  04/23/2007    Supreme Court  Chair, Member  Kane  Circuit Judge 
McGury, Ray  05/19/2019  05/19/2015  Republican  Governor  Member, Public Member  DuPage   
Meckler, Bruce  10/27/2017  10/27/2009  Democrat  Governor  Member, Lawyer  Cook   
Mejia, Clem  09/12/2018  08/10/2010  Republican  Governor  Member, Public Member  Kane   
O'Connor, Patrick  09/21/2019  09/21/2015  Democrat  Governor  Member, Public Member  Cook   
Washington, Edward  12/01/2014  12/01/2010    Supreme Court  Member  Cook  Circuit Judge 

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