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Title:Alcoholism And Other Drug Dependency, Illinois Advisory Council on
Contact Name:Pacwa, Brian
Contact Title:Secretary for the Illinois Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Department Human Services
Contact Phone:312.814.6529
Contact E-Mail:brian.pacwa@illinois.gov
Function:The Board advises DHS in planning and coordinating alcoholism and other drug abuse and prevention programs in all state agencies; promoting private sector participation; encourages establishment of alcoholism and other drug abuse and dependency prevention programs in school.
Term:Governor’s Appointments 3 years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Gov. appointees – 1 local law enforcement, 1 labor, 1 educator, 1 physician, 3 treatment program, 1 liquor distributor, 1 advocate for youth needs, 4 public members
Compensation:Expenses
Composition:The membership of the Illinois Advisory Council shall consist of: (a) A State's Attorney designated by the President of the Illinois State's Attorneys Association; (b) A judge designated by the Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme Court; (c) A Public Defender appointed by the President of the Illinois Public Defenders Association; (d) A local law enforcement officer appointed by the Governor. (e) A labor representative appointed by the Governor; (f) An educator appointed by the Governor; (g) A physician licensed to practice medicine in all its branches appointed by the Governor with due regard for the appointee's knowledge of the field of alcoholism and other drug abuse and dependency; (h) 4 members of the Illinois House of Representatives, 2 each appointed by the Speaker and Minority Leader; (i) 4 members of the Illinois Senate, 2 each appointed by the President and Minority Leader; (j) The President of the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association; (k) An advocate for the needs of youth appointed by the Governor; (l) The President of the Illinois State Medical Society or his or her designee; (m) The President of the Illinois Hospital Association or his or her designee; (n) The President of the Illinois Nurses Association or a registered nurse designated by the President; (o) The President of the Illinois Pharmacists Association or a licensed pharmacist designated by the President; (p) The President of the Illinois Chapter of the Association of Labor Management Administrators and Consultants on Alcoholism; (p-1) The President of the Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois or his or her designee; (q) The Attorney General or his or her designee; (r) The State Comptroller or his or her designee; (s) 20 public members, 8 appointed by the Governor, 3 of whom shall be representatives of alcoholism or other drug abuse and dependency treatment programs and one of whom shall be a representative of a manufacturer or importing distributor of alcoholic liquor licensed by the State of Illinois, and 3 public members appointed by each of the President and Minority Leader of the Senate and the Speaker and Minority Leader of the House; (t) The Director, Secretary, or other chief administrative officer, ex officio, or his or her designee, of each of the following: the Department on Aging, the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Corrections, the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Department of Revenue, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, the Department of State Police, the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts, the Criminal Justice Information Authority, and the Department of Transportation; (u) Each of the following, ex officio, or his or her designee: the Secretary of State, the State Superintendent of Education, and the Chairman of the Board of Higher Education.
Chair:Council elects presiding officer
Authority:20 ILCS 301/10-5, 10-10, 10-15

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Bellock, Patricia3/25/2004House Minority LeaderMember, State RepresentativeNone
Bodemer, RobertStatuteEx-Officio, Director, ISPNone
Childress, KelliStatuteMemberPresident of the Illinois Public Defender Association or designeeNone
Cohen, WendyStatuteEx-Officio, Attorney General or designeeNone
Crotty, Maggie11/8/1999Speaker of the HouseMemberState RepresentativeNone
Daniels, Lee10/19/201310/19/2011President of the SenateMember, Public MemberCook
Dworkin, Steven1/18/20142/20/2013GovernorMember, EducatorMcDonough
Fahmy, AbdelStatuteChair, Ex-Officio, President of the Illinois State Medical Society designeeNone
Flores, ManuelStatuteEx-OfficioSecretary, DFPRNone
Fried, Judy11/1/19984/29/1996GovernorMember, Public MemberLake
Fuchs, DavidStatuteEx-OfficioSecretary of StateNone
Gillespie, SamStatuteEx-OfficioDirector, DCFSNone
Gomel, David11/1/20163/6/2013GovernorMember, Public Member; Drug Abuse and Dependency Treatment Program RepWinnebago
Green, Marilyn6/22/2009StatuteEx-Officio, Designee, IDPHNone
Groot, MargieStatuteEx-OfficioDirector of the Administrative Office of the Illinois CourtsNone
Hagen, Russell11/1/20164/29/1996GovernorMember, Public member; Drug Abuse and Dependency Treatment Program RepMcLean
Hagopian, CharlesComptrollerMember, Designee; ComptrollerNone
Hartshorn, Sheriff W. Patrick11/1/20159/29/1997GovernorMember, Local Law Enforcement Officer Appointed by the GovernorVermilion
Holton, JohnStatuteEx-OfficioDirector, Department on AgingNone
Hunter, Mattie8/11/2003President of the SenateMember, State SenatorNone
Jones, CandiceStatuteEx-Officio, Director, DJJNone
Kane-Willis, Kathleen10/19/201310/19/2011President of the SenateMember, Public MemberNone
Kohlberg, DonnaStatuteEx-OfficioDirector, IDOTNone
Kroll, Larry11/1/201512/10/1997GovernorMember, Public Member; Drug Abuse and Dependency Treatment Program Rep, Public MemberLake
Lee, Herman T.3/10/2010House Minority LeaderMember, Public MemberNone
Levy, Ronald11/1/20159/29/1997GovernorMember, Rep of a Manufacturer or Importing Distributor of Alcoholic Liquor, Public MemberChampaign
Lindsey, MarvinStatuteEx-Officio, President of the Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois designeeNone
Lowrence, Honorable Michele F.Chief Justice of the Illinois Supreme CourtMember, Circuit Judge, Circuit Court of Cook CountyNone
Lustig, Dr. Dan9/6/20139/6/2011Speaker of the HouseMember, Public MemberNone
Madigan, LisaAttorney GeneralMember, Attorney General or DesigneeNone
Maki, JohnStatuteEx-Officio, Criminal Justice Information AuthorityNone
Martinez, Iris8/11/2003President of the SenateMember, State SenatorNone
Materre, GloriaStatuteEx-OfficioDirector, DORNone
Matthews, SharronStatuteEx-OfficioDirector, HFSNone
Maxwell, JohnStatuteEx-Officio, President of the Illinois Pharmacists AssociationNone
McElroy, Michael5/25/20126/29/2010Senate Minority LeaderMember, Public MemberNone
McGuire Clarke, MaryLynnStatuteMember, President of the Illinois Hospital Association designeeNone
Meyer, James11/1/20133/22/2013GovernorMember, An advocate for the needs of youthDuPage
Miller, LeoStatuteEx-Officio, President of the Illinois Chapter of Employee Assistance Professionals AssociationNone
Moran, Michael10/2/2006House Minority LeaderMember, Public MemberNone
Patrick, DianneStatuteEx-Officio, President of the Illinois Nurses Association designeeNone
Popovits, Renee11/1/201510/11/2013GovernorMember, Public MemberCook
Rodriguez, Pamela11/1/20143/22/2013GovernorMember, President, TASC, Public MemberCook
Rowland, Brian M. 10/16/201310/19/2011President of the SenateMember, Public MemberNone
Singla, M.D., Abhinav10/2/2006House Minority LeaderMember, Public MemberNone
Spagnola, Donna1/24/20021/24/2000Speaker of the HouseMember, Public MemberNone
Stewart, BrookStatuteEx-OfficioExecutive Director, IBHENone
Suardini, BruceStatuteMember, President of the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence AssociationNone
Syverson, Dave8/23/1993Senate Minority LeaderMemberState SenatorNone
Taylor, Gladyse C.StatuteEx-OfficioAssistant Director, DOCNone
TBDSpeaker of the HouseMember, Public MemberNone
TBDHouse Minority LeaderMemberState RepresentativeNone
TBDSenate Minority LeaderMember, State SenatorNone
TBDSenate Minority LeaderMember, Public MemberNone
TBDStatuteMemberPresident of the IL Chapter of the Association of Labor Management Administrators and ConsultantsNone
TBDStatuteMemberPresident of the Illinois State's Attorney Association or designeeNone
TBDSpeaker of the HouseMemberState RepresentativeNone
Tews, David10/17/201111/17/2009Senate Minority LeaderMember, Public MemberNone
Tilkin, Jeffrey11/1/20133/22/2013GovernorMember, A physician with knowledge of the field of alcoholism and other drug dependencyCook
VacantGovernorMember, Labor RepresentativeNone
Weiner-O'Shea, Jacquelyn11/1/20157/12/2013GovernorMember, Public MemberCook
Wright, Melina9/20/2012StatuteEx-Officio, State Superintendent, ISBE or designeeNone