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Title:Equity and Inclusion, Commission on
Contact Name:Kellye A. Keyes
Contact Title:Executive Director
Contact Comments:
Function:The Commission shall have a role in all State and university procurement by facilitiating communications between the Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities, the purchasing entities, the Chief Procurement Officers, and others. The Commission may create a scoring evaluating for State agency directors, public university presidents and chancellors, and public community college presidents. The Commission shall provide support for diversity in State hiring and oversee the implementation of diversity training of the State workforce. The Commission shall propose legislative changes to increase inclusion and diversity in State government and have oversight over the Illinois African-American Family Commission, the Illinois Latino Family Commission, the Asian American Family Commission, the Illinois Muslim American Advisory Council, the Illinois African-American Fair Contracting Commission, and the Business Enterprise Council.
Term:4 shall be appointed for a term to expire on the third Monday of January 2023, and 3 (including the Chair) shall be appointed for a term to expire on the third Monday of January 2025. Thereafter, each member shall serve for a term of 4 years and until his or her successor is appointed.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:No more than 4 members of the same political party
Compensation:Chairperson $134,342 per annum; Members $127,894 per annum
Composition:7 members appointed by the Governor
Chair:Governor designates Chair
Authority:30 ILCS 574/40-5

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Costes, Cleric Richard1/20/202510/5/2022DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Harris, Nina1/20/202511/1/2022DemocratGovernorMemberSangamon
Keyes, Kellye1/20/20251/1/2022DemocratGovernorChairCook
Montgomery, Bruce1/18/20273/15/2022DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Rivera, Ennedy1/20/20251/28/2022IndependentGovernorMemberCook