(CBS) –– Another Metra board member may be on the verge of being forced from his seat.
The Tribune is reporting that Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle is demanding the resignation of Metra board member Stanley Rakestraw, whom she appointed to the post.READ MORE: Officer Shoots Suspect In Kenosha County, Sources Say Police K-9 Also Wounded
WBBM’s Bob Roberts reports that Rakestraw is one of the newer members of the Metra board.READ MORE: Milixen Ardon And Wilfredo Cruz Charged With Murder Of 2-Year-Old Alisson Zelayz, Who Suffered Burns And Bruises In Chicago Lawn
Stanley Rakestraw was appointed to represent suburban Cook County on Metra’s board. He served for two and a half years and is a member of its audit and financing committee.
He has done financial auditing, managed a nursing home and is a co-founder and chief operating officer of SCR Medical Transportation, which is under contract to pace to provide paratransit services throughout the six county area.MORE NEWS: Two Chicago Police Officers Wounded By Accidental Friendly Fire While Confronting Suspect In Lyons, Police Say
When appointed, he lived in Flossmoor. If he resigns, the Metra will have the bare minimum of six members needed for a quorum.