DuPage County Ethics Commission
WebsiteEthics Commission Website
ContactName: John W. Demling Title: Chairman
Location421 N. County Farm Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187
ResponsibilitiesThe Ethics Commission meets as a hearing body to consider complaints regarding unethical conduct. The Commission does promulgate rules and procedures, but that is only incidental to the hearing process. The Ethics Commission has jurisdiction over the Chairman, County Board Members, and employees of DuPage County.
Meeting ScheduleQuarterly or as specified, at County Administration Building. View agendas and minutes.
Term2 years and until their successors are appointed and qualified
Appointed ByCounty Chairman with the advice and consent of the County Board
Compensation$175 per diem for Ethics Commissioners; $185 per hour for Ethics Commission Chairman
QualificationsApplicants must reside in DuPage County. Applicant may not be an employee of DuPage County or any other unit of government. Commissioners may not become a candidate for any elective public office or hold any other elected or appointed public office, except for appointment to a governmental advisory board, study commission, or as an ethics official of another governmental entity.
Composition5 commissioners, no more than 3 of whom may belong to the same political party.
Chair/PresidentChair John W. Demling
AuthorityDuPage County Ethics Ordinance
|Name||First Date of Appt.||Current Term Expires||Position|
|John W Demling||12/15/2018||12/14/2022||Chairman|
|E.F. Todd Benson||06/26/2012||12/14/2023||Commissioner|
|Michele Clemen ||10/13/2020||10/13/2022||Commissioner|
NOTE: Persons listed as serving on an expired term continue in their service unless and until they are either reappointed or replaced unless otherwise indicated. A position listed as “VACANT” is not currently occupied.
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