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Title Southwest Regional Port District Board 
Contact Name Terry Beach 
Contact Title Director, Economic Development Department, St. Clair County 
Contact Phone 618.825.2672 
Function The board governs port district which includes townships of Canteen, Centerville, East St. Louis, Stites, and Sugar Loaf in St. Clair County;
maintains port, terminal, and airport facilities;
promotes industrial, commercial, and recreational development. 
Term 3 years, beginning July 1, and until successor is appointed and qualified 
Senate Confirmation Yes 
Party Affiliation Yes, no more than 4 from the same political party 
Compensation Expenses 
Qualifications Resident of district with no financial interests in district business.  
Composition 7 appointed by Governor
- chair, secretary, treasurer, general manager, general attorney, and chief engineer appointed by board  
Chair Elected by the board 
Authority 70 ILCS 1855/3, 1855/20 

Member Names

Name (Last, First) Ascending Term Expires Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position County
Penny, Scott  06/30/2016  06/20/2013  Democrat  Governor  Member  St. Clair 
Simmons, Herbert  06/30/2016  09/20/2013  Democrat  Governor  Member  St. Clair 
Vacant        Governor  Member  None 
Vacant        Governor  Member  None 
Vacant        Governor  Member  None 
Vacant        Governor  Member  None 
Vacant        Governor  Chair  None 

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