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Title:Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
Website:Juvenile Justice Advisory Board
Contact Name:Heidi Mueller
Contact Title:Director, Illinois Dept. Juvenile Justice
Contact Comments:fax: 217-557-1103
Function:The board shall advise the Director concerning policy matters and programs of the Department with regard to the custody, care, study, discipline, training and treatment of persons in the State correctional institutions and for the care and supervision of persons released on parole.
Term:6 years until successor is appointed; Initial terms-3 expire in 2007; 3 expire in 2008; 3 expire in 2009; 2 expire in 2010--6-1-06 effective date
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Interest in and knowledge of juvenile correctional work. No state officials in any other capacity.
Composition:12 members: 11 appointed by the Governor; Director, Department of Juvenile Justice (ex-officio).
Chair:Elected by the board
Authority:730 ILCS5/3-2.5-65

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Biehl, Julie5/31/20169/17/2012GovernorMemberCook
Brandon, Walter5/31/200910/1/2008GovernorMemberSt. Clair
Butler, Jerry5/31/20199/20/2013GovernorMemberKane
Mueller, HeidiStatuteChair, Ex-OfficioDirector of Department of Juvenile JusticeNone
North, Jennifer5/31/20199/20/2013GovernorMemberCook
Olson, David5/31/20138/1/2008GovernorMemberCook
Stone, Randolph5/31/20099/1/2008GovernorMemberCook
Velasquez, Rick5/31/20148/1/2008GovernorMemberCook
Vollen-Katz, Jennifer5/31/20159/17/2012GovernorMemberLake
Wilson, Eva Annetta5/31/20148/1/2008GovernorMemberCook