The governing body of Pace, the Suburban Bus Division of the RTA, is a Board
consisting of thirteen directors. Six directors are appointed by the suburban
members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, representing the six suburban
regions as defined in the RTA Act. Five directors are appointed, one each, by
the Chairmen of DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will Counties. One director
is the Commissioner of the Mayor′s Office for People with Disabilities for
the City of Chicago. The Chairman of the Pace Board is appointed by a majority
of the Chairmen of the DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry and Will County Boards and
the suburban members of the Cook County Board of Commissioners.
Each Board member, with the exception of the Commissioner of the Mayor′s
Office for People with Disabilities, must be a Mayor or Village President from
his or her respective region, or a former Mayor or Village President residing
in his or her respective region. The Board members serve a four-year term.
Board meeting dates are published on the
calendar of events at the
end of each year for the succeeding year. Unless other notification is made, all
meetings are held in the Board room of Pace headquarters at 550 W. Algonquin Road,
Arlington Heights, IL. Board meetings begin at 4:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted.
Pace staff provides Board Members quarterly updates on projects and general system
performance. Board updates from 2017's first quarter below.