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Title:Department of Corrections Advisory Board
Website:http://www2.illinois.gov/idoc/aboutus/advisoryboard/Pages/default.aspx
Contact Name:Lindsay Poeschel
Contact Title:Director's Office, Illinois Department of Correcrtions
Contact Phone:217.558.2300
Contact E-Mail:linsay.poeschel@illinois.gov
Function:The Board advises Department of Corrections director on policy matters and programs for adults confined in state correctional institutions, and for the care and supervision of those released on parole.
Term:6 years
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:Members must have an interest in and knowledge of adult correctional work. No state officials.
Compensation:Reimbursed for expenses
Composition:13 members - 11 appointed by the Governor (1 at least age 60) - Director, Department of Corrections, ex-officio - Assistant Director, Adult Division, Department of Corrections, ex-officio
Chair:Selected by the board
Authority:730 ILCS 5/3-2-6

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Baldwin, JohnStatuteEx-OfficioDirector, Dept. of CorrectionsNone
Crivellone, John1/15/20241/19/2018GovernorMemberNone
Lape, Keith1/16/202312/1/2002GovernorVice ChairMorgan
Lee, Edna 1/15/20193/26/2013GovernorMemberCook
Olson, David1/15/20199/29/2009GovernorMemberCook
Taylor, GladyseStatuteEx-OfficioAssistant Director, Dept. of CorrectionsNone
VACANTGovernorMemberNone
VACANT1/15/2019GovernorMemberNone
VACANT1/15/2019GovernorMemberNone
VACANT1/15/2019GovernorMemberNone
VACANT1/15/2023GovernorMemberNone
Watson, H. Richard1/15/20191/24/2014GovernorMemberSt. Clair
Whittington, Philip1/20/20211/24/2014GovernorMemberKane