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Title:Illinois Works Review Panel
Meeting Information:

The Illinois Works Review Panel shall meet at least quarterly. 

Function:The Illinois Works Review Panel reviews and evaluates: the Illinois Works Preapprenticeship Program and the Illinois Works Apprenticeship Initiative, ideas to diversify the workforce in the construction industry in Illinois, and workforce demographic data collected by the Illinois DOL. The Panel will report its findings and make recommendations to the General Assembly and the Department of Labor regarding identification and evaluation of community-based organizations.
Term:Each member shall serve a 3-year term.
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:N/A
Composition:The Illinois Works Review Panel is created and shall be comprised of 11 members. The Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate shall each appoint 2 members. The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives and the Minority Leader of the Senate shall each appoint one member. The Director of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or his or her designee, shall serve as a member. The Governor shall appoint the following individuals to serve as members: a representative from a contractor organization; a representative from a labor organization; and 2 members of the public with workforce development expertise, one of whom shall be a representative of a nonprofit organization that addresses workforce development.

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
DeWitte, Sen. Donald7/15/2019Minority Leader of the SenateMember
Koehler, Sen. David8/6/2019President of the SenateMember
Lightford, Sen. Kimberly8/6/2019President of the SenateMember
VACANTSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesMember
VACANTSpeaker of the House of RepresentativesMember
VACANTMinority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMember
VACANTStatuteMemberDirector of the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, or their Designee
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative from a Contractor Organization
VACANTGovernorMemberRepresentative from a Labor Organization
VACANTGovernorMemberPublic Member with Workforce Development Expertise
VACANTGovernorMemberPublic Member with Workforce Development Expertise, Representative of a Nonprofit Organization that Addresses Workforce Developmen