Advisory Groups

ADVOCACY
  • Rickielee Benecke – LIFE CIL – Bloomington
  • Eric Brown – RAMP CIL – Rockford
  • Sarah Durbin – SILC – Springfield
  • Terri Finn – SCIRPDC – Salem
  • Ann Ford – INCIL – Springfield
  • Michael Griswold – SILC – Rockford
  • Lynn Jarman – LINC CIL – Swansea
  • Kevin MacDonald – SILC – Vienna
  • Melissa Norman – Springfield CIL – Springfield
  • **Hadley Ravencroft – SILC – Urbana
  • Stacia Robertson – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Murphysboro
  • Amber Smock – Access Living – Chicago
  • Cindi Swanson – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Naperville
  • Jeri Wooters – SAIL CIL – Decatur

**Chairperson

HOUSING
  • **Gianna Baker – Housing Action Illinois – Chicago
  • Lore Baker – Office of the Gov – Springfield
  • Rickielee Benecke – LIFE CIL – Bloomington
  • Sarah Durbin – SILC – Springfield
  • Michael Griswold – SILC – Rockford
  • Tamar Heller – Institute on Disability and Human Development – Chicago
  • Esther Lee – Disability Law Collective – Chicago
  • Troy Markert – DHS, Division of Developmental Disabilities – Springfield
  • Kathy Starling – IL-IA CIL – Rock Island
  • Cynthia Struthers – Institute on Rural Affairs – Macomb
  • Frankie Schindler – RAMP – Rockford
  • Vincent Smith – Chicago

**Chairperson

CONSUMER SATISFACTION SURVEY
  • Ann Ford – Illinois Network for Centers for Independent Living – Springfield
  • Sarah Durbin – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Springfield
  • Jeri Wooters – SAIL Center for Independent Living – Decatur
EMPLOYMENT
  • Kelli Brooks – Lake Co. CIL – Mundelein
  • Margarite Brooks – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Bloomington
  • Sarah Durbin – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Springfield
  • MaryBeth Farmer – DRS, Division of Rehabilitation Services – Springfield
  • Amy Foster – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Alton
  • Rob Gould – Institute on Disability and Human Development – Chicago
  • Margaret Harkness – IL Council on Developmental Disabilities – Chicago
  • Esther Lee – Disability Law Collective – Chicago
  • Jose Mendez – DRS, Division of Rehabilitation Services – Chicago
  • Ron Mulvaney – WIPA – Springfield
  • Jen Phillips – OPTIONS Transition to Independence – Carbondale
  • Greg Polman – Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind – Chicago
  • Hadley Ravencroft – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Urbana
  • Cynthia Struthers – Institute on Rural Affairs – Macomb
  • **Cindi Swanson – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Naperville
  • Mark Williams – Chicago
  • Kim Zoeller – Ray Graham Association – Lisle

**Chairperson

TRANSPORTATION
  • Alfonso Ayew-ew – IL-IA CIL – Rock Island
  • Emily Dobson – SAIL Center for Independent Living – Decatur
  • Sarah Durbin – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Springfield
  • **Terri Finn – SCIRPDC – Salem
  • Margaret Harkness – Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities – Chicago
  • Ed Heflin – Institute for Rural Affairs – Macomb
  • Marilyn Hughes – LINC – Swansea
  • Bill Jung – Rides Mass Transit District – Harrisburg
  • Greg Polman – Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind – Chicago
  • Pete Roberts – Springfield CIL – Springfield
  • Vincent Smith – Chicago
  • Cindi Swanson – Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois – Naperville
  • Brian Szuda – IL Valley CIL – LaSalle

** Chairperson