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Title:Humanities Council, Illinois
Website:https://www.ilhumanities.org/
Contact Name:Michael Foley
Contact Title:Executive Assistant to the Executive Director
Contact Phone:312-422-5580
Contact E-Mail:michael.foley@illlinois.gov
Function:To develop a program in the humanities, primarily for the adult public, that both funds high quality proposals submitted to the Council and produces its own programs that make the humanities disciplines more available to the citizens of Illinois, that encourage an increase of public participation in the humanities, and that foster greater public awareness of the humanities.
Term:Until a successor is appointed, but no longer than 9 years
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:Illinois resident
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:32 members total 6 appointed by Governor
Authority:20 U.S.C.A. § 956 (2)(A)

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Allen, Danielle S.Board of DirectorsEx-OfficioDirectorBureau
Bracken, JohnBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Brownback, H.O.Board of DirectorsMemberNone
Chapman, DaleBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Cordova, TeresaBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Eleuterio, SusanBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Epstein, DeborahBoard of DirectorsMemberCook
Finitzo, MariaBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Gerst, VirginiaBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Guzman, JuanaBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Haggag, DeannaBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Harris, Alton B.Board of DirectorsMemberCook
Hays, Jane A. Board of DirectorsTreasurerNone
Henning, JoelBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Holloway, JonathanBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Hong, Mae P. Board of DirectorsChairNone
Hunter, J. PaulBoard of DirectorsMemberCook
Jaffe, Lowell1/11/2015GovernorMemberNone
Kaplan, DavidBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Lowe, AlanBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Manning, SusanBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Mims, VerettBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Patterson, WilliamBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Petrowich, GregoryBoard of DirectorsMemberCook
Ramirez, JohnBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Rogers, JoshuaBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Scales, Robert. P. Board of DirectorsMemberNone
Shiel-Mahoney, GailBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
VACANTBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberLake
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Winston, Jai L. Board of DirectorsSecretaryNone
Wirtz, JenniferBoard of DirectorsMemberNone
Woolwine, DavidBoard of DirectorsVice ChairNone