For the purposes of this Article, the following terms shall be given these definitions:
(A)“Family Member” means a person related to a County Commissioner, Elected Official or Management Employee as father, mother, son, daughter, brother, sister, uncle, aunt, husband, wife, party to a civil union, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, stepfather, stepmother, stepson, stepdaughter, stepbrother or stepsister.
(B) “County Commissioner” means a member of the Board of Commissioners of the County of Union, Illinois.
(C)“Management Employee” means the County Administrator, the Chief
Information Officer, the Emergency Telephone System Board Coordinator, the Supervisor of Assessments, the Director of the Union County Ambulance Service, the Union County Highway Engineer (Union County Superintendent of Highways) or any other Employee responsible for the hiring, promotion, discipline and dismissal of Employees.
(D)“Employee” means a person employed by the County of Union, Illinois, whether on a full-time or part-time basis or pursuant to a contract, whose duties are subject to the direction and control of the County of Union, Illinois with regard to the material details of how the work is to be performed, but does not include an independent contractor. Employee does not include a person employed in the following offices: Union County Coroner, Union County Clerk, Union County Circuit Clerk, Union County Sheriff, Union County State’s Attorney or Union County Treasurer.
(E)“Elected Official” means the Union County Coroner, Union County Clerk, Union County Circuit Clerk, Union County Sheriff, Union County State’s Attorney or Union County Treasurer.