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Title:Guardianship And Advocacy Commission
Website:http://gac.state.il.us/
Contact Name:Constance Umbles-Sailers
Contact Title:Confidential Assistant to the Director of the Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission
Contact Phone:312.793.5900
Contact E-Mail:Constance.Umbles-Sailers@illinois.gov
Contact Comments:Mary L. Milano (Executive Director) mary.milano@illinois.gov 312-793-4311 fax
Function:The Commission provides legal assistance to mentally ill, the developmentally disabled, and physically handicapped; investigates complaints of violations of mental health and disability laws by service providers; arranges guardianship for adults incapable of managing their own personal or financial affairs. The Commission shall annually elect a Chairman. 6 members constitute a quorum.
Term:3 years.  Terms ending June 30, beginning on July 1, and until successor is appointed.  A member may serve a maximum of 2 consecutive terms. 
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Qualifications:
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:11 appointed by the Governor. 1 (at least) 60 years of age.
Chair:Elected by the Board for 1-year terms at 1st meeting of the year
Authority:20 ILCS 3955/3

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Davis, William6/30/20178/8/2016GovernorMemberState RepresentativeCook
Harmon, Sen. Don6/30/20084/2/2004GovernorMemberState SenatorCook
Jenkins-Collins, Dr. Sharon6/30/20123/18/2011GovernorMemberCook
Rothert, Anthony6/30/20138/29/2008GovernorChairMadison
Rubin, Brian6/30/20153/27/2013GovernorMemberNone
Schleifer, Hon. Andrea6/30/20096/20/2008GovernorVice ChairCook
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberState SenatorNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMemberState RepresentativeNone