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The Jackson County Board is seeking qualified candidates to serve on boards to which they make appointments. Jackson County residents interested in putting their talents to work for the benefit of the County may find more information here or by calling the Jackson County Board office at 618/687-7240.

Download the Resume for County Board Appointment form to apply for an opening.  Please send completed applications to the Jackson County Board Office, attn: Committee Coordinator.  Resumes are reviewed by the Executive Committee on the first Thursday of each month.  Applicants are notified as to when their resume will be reviewed, and their presence at the review is often requested.

Download the Legislative Appointment Handbook to receive more information on a specific board or agency.  If you have any further questions, please contact the Committee Coordinator at 618-687-7245.

Southern Most Illinois Tourism Bureau

  • Type:Volunteer
  • Salary/Pay Rate:N/A
  • Posted Date:12/01/2019

Purpose:  In order to share the vast natural resources, beauty, and tourism opportunities in the region, the Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau (SITB) will advance the promotion and development of tourism to broaden the number of travelers and to increase tourist spending in the region, thereby contributing to the quality of life for both residents and visitors to Southernmost Illinois.  The SITB Board of Directors is a governing board responsible for overall policy and direction of the corporation and control of its assets.  The Board delegates the day-to-day operations to the Executive Director and staff.  The Directors shall in all cases act as a Board.  The Board may adopt such rules and regulations for the conduct of their meetings and the management of SITB as they may deem proper, not inconsistent with their bylaws, the laws of the State of Illinois, and the laws of the United States dealing with tax-exempt status of organizations.  The Board shall have full power and authority to:

  • Appoint and remove, at its discretion, all officers, agents, and employees of SITB and to prescribe their duties and fix their compensation
  • Make such expenditures as the Board deems expedient
  • Collect dues and assessment to be paid by the members of SITB
  • Manage and conduct the affairs and business of SITB and generally do and perform, or cause to be done and performed, any and every act which the Corporation may lawfully do and perform
  • The Board of Directors may not make political or charitable donations of the corporation funds or property


Members:  The Board shall consist of members from each contracted county participating with SITB.  The size of the Board will vary with a maximum of three (3) members from each county eligible to be seated on the Board.  Per the Agreement between the Illinois County of Jackson and the Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau, Jackson County shall at all times have three (3) representatives on the Board of Directors of the Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau.  The three (3) representatives must be first approved by the Jackson County Board.  The Board will receive no compensation other than the reasonable expenses agreed upon and approved by the Board.


Conditions on Membership:  No employee will hold a job with the Tourism Bureau while any member of the employee’s immediate family serves on the Governing Board, or any committee of such Board that sets policy that relates to the employee’s job without approval of the Governing Board. 


Meetings:  The Board shall meet at least quarterly in any given calendar year at an agreed at time and location to be set by the Board.  The Board meeting is generally held on the fourth Tuesday of every other month, starting with January, at 2 pm in Vienna.


Terms:  Resignations from the Board must be in writing or emailed if not personally delivered.  A Board Member may be terminated and removed from the Board if a majority of the Board feels there is just cause for the removal.  The Board, at its discretion, may remove a board member after three consecutive meeting absences.


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