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Title:Labor Advisory Board
Website:Illinois Department of Labor
Contact Name:Rosie Echeverry-Vazquez
Contact Title:Executive Assistant to the Director, Illinois Department of Labor
Contact Phone:312.793.1808
Function:To provide a forum for interested parties to discuss issues affecting Illinois workers, including labor laws administered and enforced by the Department. The Board advises the Director of Labor regarding labor policy and enforcement of laws, reviews statutes enforced by the Department and provides recommendations regarding the Department’s administrative regulations.
Term:Members' terms shall be for 2 years with appointments staggered to ensure continuity in performance of the responsibilities of the Board.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:None specified
Compensation:Reimbursed for expenses
Composition:13 appointed by Governor: -5 representatives of employees (union) -5 representatives of employers (management) -3 public members
Authority:20 ILCS 5/5-555 (505, 510, 515)

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Alfano, Anthony D.1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, ManagementCook
Avalos, Steven1/20/20252/17/2023GovernorMember, ManagementCook
Brown, Stacey J. 1/20/20254/17/2023GovernorMember, PublicNone
Cruz, Scott1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, ManagementNone
Drea, Timothy E1/20/20254/3/2023GovernorMember, LaborNone
Ellens, Cherita1/20/20253/3/2023GovernorMember, PublicNone
Harris, Karen1/20/20255/12/2023GovernorMember, LaborNone
Laird, Alexander1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, ManagementSangamon
Monetti, Pamela1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, PublicMacoupin
Newman, Michael1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, LaborCook
Richards, Marisa1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, LaborDuPage
Womick, Anthony Jerome1/20/20251/27/2023GovernorMember, LaborJackson
Zaman, Sophia1/20/20252/3/2023GovernorMember, ManagementCook