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Title Boiler And Pressure Vessel Rule, Board of 
Contact Name Clayton Novak 
Contact Title Division Manager 
Contact Phone 217.785.1008 
Contact Email  
Function The board formulates and enforces rules and regulations for safe and proper construction, installation, repair, use, and operation of boilers and pressure vessels in the state. 
Term 4 years  
Senate Confirmation No 
Compensation Expenses 
Qualifications See composition below 
Composition 7 appointed by Governor
- 1 representing in state owners of high pressure boilers and pressure vessels in utilities, manufacturing, or processing
- 1 representing in state owners and users of low pressure vessels in commercial buildings, multiple housing, or hotels
- 1 representing boiler manufacturers in state
- 1 representing boiler insurance company licensed to insure boilers and pressure vessels in state
- 1 representing boilermakers
- 1 representing steam operating engineers
- 1 mechanical engineer, registered in Illinois, on faculty of engineering college, or equivalent experience  
Chair Elected from the Members 
Authority 430 ILCS 75/2 

Member Names

Name (Last, First) Ascending Term Expires Member Since Appointed By Position County Title
Galanes, George  10/18/2017  11/01/2007  Governor  Member  DuPage  High Pressure Users 
Hacker, Harold  10/18/2014  03/24/2010  Governor  Member  Cook  Low Pressure Users 
Hickman, Charles  10/18/2014  04/01/1981  Governor  Member  DuPage  Steam Operating Engineers 
Hoveke, Edward  10/18/2014  02/01/1992  Governor  Chair, Member  DuPage  Boiler Manufacturer 
Partney Jr., Donald  10/18/2017  10/01/1997  Governor  Member  Madison  Professional Engineer 
Rockwood, Ralph  10/18/2017  09/20/2013  Governor  Member  Kane  Insurance Company 
Skermont, John  10/18/2015  10/14/2009  Governor  Member  Cook  Boiler Makers 

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