The Illinois Chairman of Commerce Commission
is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. Each commissioner is appointed by the governor
and confirmed by the Illinois State Senate
for a five-year term. Under Illinois
law, no more than three commissioners may belong to the same political party.
The current chairman of the commission is Doug Scott. He was appointed March 3, 2011. Scott serves alongside Lula Ford (appointed January 21, 2003), Erin O'Connell-Diaz (appointed 2003), Ann McCabe (appointed March 16, 2012), and John Colgan (appointed November 15, 2009).
The mission of the ICC is to pursue an appropriate balance between the interest of consumers and existing and emerging service providers to ensure the provision of adequate, efficient, reliable, safe and least-cost public utility services.
- See also: Compensation of state executive officers
In 2012, the Illinois Commerce Commissioners were paid an estimated $100,860. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.
In 2010, Illinois Commerce Commissioners were paid an estimated $110,772 according to the Council of State Governments.
Office - Springfield
Phone: (217) 782-7907
Office - Chicago
Phone: (312) 814-2859
TTY: (312) 814-5845
Fax: (312) 814-1818