Bi-State Development Agency of the Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District

707 N. First Street
St. Louis, MO 63102

Phone: (314)-982-1440
Fax: (314)-923-3034

Email: transitinformation@metrostlouis.org
Website: http://www.metrostlouis.org

Details on Board or Commission

Authority: RSMo 70.370

Mission: Regional economic development through excellence in transportation

Function: The Bi-State Development Agency Board of Commissioners provides policy direction for Bi-State Development Agency and hires, evaluates, and terminates the Bi-State chief executive officer.

SubCommittees: Executive Committee Pension, Finance and Audit Committee Operations Committee and Strategic Planning Committee Nominating Committee

Details on Meetings

Number of meetings: 11 Commissioner Board meetings, 11 Committee meetings

Location of meetings: St. Louis; varying locations

Duration of meetings: 4 hours

Preparation time for meetings: 30 minutes

Total time commitment: 10 hours

Details on Members

Total members: 10

Appointed members: 5

Term length: 5 years

Compensation: Members receive reinbursement for realized and necessary expenses.

Member Requirements: 5 members appointed by Missouri Governor: Two of the five shall be selected from a panel of three nominees submitted by the mayor of St. Louis City. Two of the five shall be selected from a panel of three nominees submitted by the county executive of St. Louis County. The fifth shall be selected from a panel of three submitted alternately by the mayor of St. Louis City and the county executive of St. Louis County.

Political Requirements: No

Geographic Requirements: yes, member must be a resident voter living within the Missouri/Illinois portion of the Bi-State metropolitan district

Senate Consent Required: Yes

Members

Mr. Jeffrey Watson
Illinois Appointee 1

Mr. David Dietzel
Illinois Appointee 2

Dr. James Rosborg
Illinois Appointee 3

Mr. Tadas (Tad) Kicielinski
Illinois Appointee 4

Mr. Fonzy Coleman
Illinois Appointee 5

Ms. Vernal Brown
Missouri Appointee 1
Hazelwood
Term begins: Jan 6, 2015
Term expires: Nov 11, 2015

Mr. Vincent C. Schoemehl
Missouri Appointee 2
St. Louis
Term begins: Jul 24, 2007
Term expires: Nov 10, 2011

Vacant Slot
Missouri Appointee 3

Ms. Constance G. Gully
Missouri Appointee 4
Normandy
Term begins: Oct 26, 2011
Term expires: Nov 11, 2013

Ms. Aliah B Holman
Missouri Appointee 5
St. Louis
Term begins: Feb 22, 2012
Term expires: Nov 11, 2014