|Title:||Deaf-Blind Individuals, Advisory Board for Services for|
|Contact Name:||Bob Griffith|
|Contact Title:||Chair of the Illinois Advisory Board for Persons who are Deaf Blind|
|Contact Phone:||217 558 0565|
|Function:||The Board advises State Superintendent of Education, Governor, and General Assembly on education and care of deaf/blind individuals; recommends standards and payment rates for facilities serving deaf and blind. The Advisory Board shall meet at least 4 times per year and not more than 12 times per year. (6 members of the Advisory Board shall constitute a quorum).|
|Term:||3 years. |
|Qualifications:||Each appointing authority, other than Governor, shall include at least one parent of deaf-blind individual, or a person who is deaf-blind. One person designated by each agency may be an employee of such agency.
Board is to meet between 4 and 12 times year.
|Compensation:||Non-State Employees are reimbursed for Expenses and can receive up to $50 per diem.|
3 appointed by Governor:
1 at least 60 years of age;
1 consumer who is deaf/blind;
1 parent of a person who is deaf/blind;
2 appointed by State Superintendent of Education;
4 appointed by Secretary of Human Services;
2 appointed by Director, Department of Children & Family Services.
|Chair:||Chairperson is elected annually by the members|
|Authority:||105 ILCS 5/14-11.02|