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Title:Housing Task Force
Website:https://www.ihda.org/
Contact Name:Audra Hamernik
Contact Title:Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development Authority
Contact Phone:312.836.5314
Function:The Task Force shall develop the Annual Comprehensive Housing Plan and make sure that it includes goals for the number and type of housing units to be constructed, rehabilitated and preserved, funding recommendations, recommendations on State actions to promote housing, and specific suggestions and options for local governments and municipalities.
Term:N/A
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:Expenses
Composition:Up to 43 members - 1 member appointed by the President of the Senate - 1 member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate - 1 member appointed by the Speaker of the House - 1 member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House - 1 representative of the Governor's Office - 1 representative from GOMB - 1 representative from the Lt. Gov’s Office - Executive Director of the Illinois Housing Development - Secretary of DHS - Director of the Department on Aging - Director of DCEO - Director of DCFS - Director of DPH - Director of DHFS - Secretary of DOT - Director of IDHR - Director of IDNR - Director of IDVA - Director of IEPA - Governor may appoint a representative of HUD - Governor may appoint a representative of USDA - Governor appoints up to 18 members - 18 housing experts, proportional representation of rural, suburban, and urban areas
Chair:Chair: IHDA Executive Director; Vice Chair Designated by Governor (housing expert from the non-governmental sector)
Authority:310 ILCS 110/5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Baker, DianeGovernorMemberNone
Basta, PaulaStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department on AgingNone
Benito, Betsy12/20/2011GovernorMemberCook
Bennett, JimStatuteEx-Officio, Director, Department of Human RightsNone
Brady, Sen. Bill RepublicanSenate Minority LeaderMemberState SenatorNone
Callahan, ColleenEx-officioEx-Officio, Director, Department of Natural ResourcesDirector's designeeNone
Clements, AllisonGovernorMemberNone
Cullerton, Sen. JohnSenate PresidentMemberSen.None
Dinges, George12/7/2007GovernorMemberSangamon
Durkin, Rep. JohnHouse Minority LeaderMemberRep.None
Eagleson, TheresaStatuteEx-Officio, Director, Department of Healthcare and Family ServicesSangamon
Firfer, NancyGovernorMember, USDA RepresentativeNone
Galvan, JosephGovernorMember, HUD RepresentativeHUD
Goetz, MichaelGovernorMemberNone
Grossinger, Robert12/7/2007GovernorVice ChairCook
Guthrie, ErinStatuteEx-Officio, Director, Department of Commerce and Economic OpportunityNone
Hamernick, AudraStatuteChair, Ex-Officio, Executive Director, Illinois Housing Development AuthorityNone
Harris, ScottStatuteEx-Officio, representative of GOMBNone
Hill, JenniferGovernorMemberNone
Hirsch, DavidGovernorMemberNone
Hollenback, Brian11/1/2004GovernorMemberRock Island
Hosten, PeterGovernorMemberNone
Hou, GraceIDHSMember
Jeffreys, RobIDOCMember
Keating, MaryGovernorMemberNone
Kim, JohnStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Environmental Protection AgencyNone
LaVia, Linda ChapaStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department of Veterans' AffairsNone
Madigan, Rep. MichaelSpeaker of the HouseNone
Mueller, HeidiIDJJMember
Neary, DaveGovernorMemberNone
Osman, OmerStatuteEx-Officio, Designee, Department of TransportationNone
Robertson, WilliamIEMAMember
Salazar, Eloy11/1/2004GovernorMemberLake
Schneider, BryanStatuteEx-OfficioSecretary, IDFPRNone
Shah, NiravStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department of Public HealthNone
Smith, MarcStatuteEx-Officio, Director or designee, Department of Children and Family ServicesNone
Snyderman, Robin11/1/2004GovernorMemberCook
Stratton, Lt. Governor JulianaLt. GovernorMember, Representative of Lt. Governor's officeNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Representative of Governor's OfficeNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANT12/20/2011GovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMember, USDA RepresentativeUSDA-Rural DevelopmentNone
Wiehardt, Kevin12/20/2011GovernorMemberMcDonough