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SILC is located in the Myers Building, downtown Springfield, IL, across from the Old State Capitol Building (pictured above).

Dawn (Shelly) Richardson

Executive Director

Ms. Richardson was hired as Executive Director in March, 2017. She was previously the Transition Coordinator for Money Follows the Person at IMPACT, Inc. in Alton. Shelly completed her Masters of Public Administration and Policy Analysis degree in December of 2012. Within this program she completed specific course work in labor relations and contract negotiations, not for profit agency management, personnel management, budgeting, and public policy analysis. Shelly has a Bachelor Degree is in Political Science with a Minor in Psychology.

Tara Dunning

Financial Manager

Tara Dunning has served as the Financial Manager of the Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois since March 1996. Tara participates on the Statewide Transition Conference Steering Committee where she is chairperson of the Registration/Website Committee.


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