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Title:Older Adult Services Advisory Committee
Function:The Older Adult Services Advisory Committee is created to advise the directors of Aging, Healthcare and Family Services, and Public Health on all matters related to this Act and the delivery of services to older adults in general
Term:Voting members of the Advisory Committee shall serve for a term of 3 years or until a replacement is named. All members shall be appointed no later than January 1, 2005. Of the initial appointees, as determined by lot, 10 members shall serve a term of one year; 10 shall serve for a term of 2 years; and 12 shall serve for a term of 3 years. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term for which his or her predecessor was appointed shall be appointed for the remainder of that term.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:The Advisory Committee shall be comprised of the following: (1) The Director of Aging or his or her designee, who shall serve as chair and shall be an ex officio and nonvoting member. (2) The Director of Healthcare and Family Services and the Director of Public Health or their designees, who shall serve as vice-chairs and shall be ex officio and nonvoting members. (3) One representative each of the Governor's Office, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Veterans' Affairs, the Department of Human Services, the Department of Insurance, the Department on Aging, the Department on Aging's State Long Term Care Ombudsman, the Illinois Housing Finance Authority, and the Illinois Housing Development Authority, each of whom shall be selected by his or her respective director and shall be an ex officio and nonvoting member. (4) Thirty members appointed by the Director of Aging in collaboration with the directors of Public Health and Healthcare and Family Services, and selected from the recommendations of statewide associations and organizations, as follows: (A) One member representing the Area Agencies on Aging; (B) Four members representing nursing homes or licensed assisted living establishments; (C) One member representing home health agencies; (D) One member representing case management services; (E) One member representing statewide senior center associations; (F) One member representing Community Care Program homemaker services; (G) One member representing Community Care Program adult day services; (H) One member representing nutrition project directors; (I) One member representing hospice programs; (J) One member representing individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias; (K) Two members representing statewide trade or labor unions; (L) One advanced practice registered nurse with experience in gerontological nursing; (M) One physician specializing in gerontology; (N) One member representing regional long-term care ombudsmen; (O) One member representing municipal, township, or county officials; (R) One member representing the parish nurse movement; (S) One member representing pharmacists; (T) Two members representing statewide organizations engaging in advocacy or legal representation on behalf of the senior population; (U) Two family caregivers; (V) Two citizen members over the age of 60; (W) One citizen with knowledge in the area of gerontology research or health care law; (X) One representative of health care facilities licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act; and (Y) One representative of primary care service providers. The Director of Aging, in collaboration with the Directors of Public Health and Healthcare and Family Services, may appoint additional citizen members to the Older Adult Services Advisory Committee. Each such additional member must be either an individual age 60 or older or an uncompensated caregiver for a family member or friend who is age 60 or older.
Authority:320 ILCS 42/35

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Basta, PaulaStatuteChair, non-votingDirector of Aging, or their designee
Eagleson, TheresaStatuteVice Chair, non-votingDirector of Healthcare and Family Services, or their designee
Ezike, NgoziStatuteVice Chair, non-votingDirector of the Department of Public Health, or their designee
VACANTGovernorMember
VACANTDepartment of Healthcare and Family ServicesMember, non-votingRep. of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services
VACANTDepartment of Public HealthMember, non-votingRep. of the Department of Public Health
VACANTDepartment of Veterans' AffairsMember, non-votingRep. of the Department of Veterans' Affairs
VACANTDepartment of Human ServicesMember, non-votingRep. of the Department of Human Services
VACANTDepartment of InsuranceMember, non-votingRep. of the Department of Insurance
VACANTDepartment on AgingMember, non-votingRep. of the Department on Aging
VACANTDepartment on Aging's State Long Term Care OmbudsmanMember, non-votingRep. of the Department on Aging's State Long Term Care Ombudsman
VACANTIllinois Finance Authority Member, non-votingRep. of the Illinois Finance Authority
VACANTIllinois Housing Development AuthorityMember, non-votingRep. of the Illinois Housing Development Authority
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of the Area Agencies on Aging
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of nursing homes or licensed assisted living establishments
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of nursing homes or licensed assisted living establishments
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of nursing homes or licensed assisted living establishments
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of nursing homes or licensed assisted living establishments
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of home health agencies
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of case management services
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of statewide senior center associations
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of Community Care Program homemaker services
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of Community Care Program adult day services
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of nutrition project directors
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of hospice programs
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of statewide trade or labor unions
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of statewide trade or labor unions
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberAdvanced practice registered nurse with experience in gerontological nursing
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberPhysician specializing in gerontology
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberReo. of regional long-term care ombudsmen
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. municipal, township, or county officials
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of the parish nurse movement
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of pharmacists
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. statewide organizations engaging in advocacy or legal representation on behalf of the senior population
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. statewide organizations engaging in advocacy or legal representation on behalf of the senior population
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberFamily caregiver
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberFamily caregiver
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberCitizen member over the age of 60
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberCitizen member over the age of 60
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberCitizen with knowledge in the area of gerontology research or health care law
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of health care facilities licensed under the Hospital Licensing Act
VACANTCollaboration of multiple directorsMemberRep. of primary care service providers