Board Information

Function To promote, operate, and maintain fairs, expositions, meetings, and conventions in the Chicago metropolitan area and, in connection therewith, to construct, equip and maintain buildings for such purposes. The Authority is also responsible for the recreational, cultural, and commercial development of Navy Pier.
Composition Mayoral Appointments: 5   Ex Officio Members: 0   Other: 6
City Council Approval Not Required
Legal Authority 70 ILCS 210/14
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Member Name Term Expires Appointed by
Vacancy . 06/01/2026 Other
Jeffrey J Bethke 06/01/2024 Other
Dr. Sonat Birnecker Hart 06/01/2024 Mayor
Nina Grondin 06/01/2023 Other
Samir Mayekar 06/01/2026 Mayor
Terrance McGann Continuing Appointment Other
Michelle Mills Clement 06/01/2026 Mayor
Juan Morado, Jr 06/01/2024 Mayor
Jorge Ramirez 06/01/2025 Mayor
Don Villar 06/01/2024 Other
Sherman Wright 06/01/2026 Other

The information on this site is current as of May 26, 2023