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Title:Procurement Task Force, State
Contact Name:Raven DeVaughn
Contact Title:Assistant Director, CMS
Contact E-Mail:raven.devaughn@illinois.gov
Contact Comments:
Function:
The task force shall survey the State procurement
process and make recommendations to: (i) ensure that the process is equitable and efficient; (ii) provide departments with the flexibility needed to be successful; (iii) change the current structure of the procurement process; (iv) update the process to reflect modern procurement methods; (v) increase women-owned and minority-owned business participation; (vi)  increase participation by Illinois vendors; and (vii) reduce costs and increase efficiency of State procurements.  
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:
Composition:
        (1) 4 members of the House of Representatives,   appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;  
        (2) 4 members of the Senate, appointed by the President of the Senate;  
        (3) 3 members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;  
        (4) 3 members of the Senate, appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate;  
        (5) 1 member representing State institutions of higher education, appointed by the President of the Senate;  
        (6) 1 member representing State institutions of higher education, appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives;  
        (7) 5 members representing vendors, with one each appointed by the Governor, the Speaker of the House of  Representatives, the President of the Senate, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and the Minority Leader of the Senate;  
        (8) 5 members of the public representing women-owned and minority-owned businesses, with one each appointed by the Governor, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President of the Senate, the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, and the Minority Leader of the Senate;  
        (9) 1 member from the Department of Central Management Services, appointed by the Governor;  
        (10) 1 member from the Department of Transportation, appointed by the Governor;  
        (11) 1 member from the Department of Information and Technology, appointed by the Governor;  
        (12) 1 Chief Procurement Officer, appointed by the Governor; and  
        (13) the Chairperson of the Commission on Equity and  Inclusion, who shall serve as Chair of the Task Force.  
Authority:30 ILCS 500/55-25

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Anderson, Sen. Neil5/20/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMemberSenator
Artl, Kevin6/28/2022Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMember Representing vendors
Austin, Van8/5/2022GovernorMemberDepartment of Information and Technology
Bennett, Sen. Scott 6/7/2022President of the SenateMemberSenator
Boeckman, Sara9/1/2022President of the SenateMemberPublic representing women-owned and minority-owned businesses
Brown, Matt9/7/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberRepresenting State institutions of higher education
Carter, Aaron9/1/2022President of the SenateMemberRepresenting State institutions of higher education
Castro, Sen. Cristina 6/7/2022President of the SenateMemberSenator
Cortez, Deborah9/9/2022GovernorMember Representing vendors
Curran, Sen. John5/20/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMemberSenator
Daley, Ellen9/13/2022GovernorMemberChief Procurement Officer
Davidsmeyer, Rep. C.D.8/29/2022Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
Davis, Rep. William8/19/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
Delgado, Rep. Eva Dina8/19/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
DeVaughn, Raven8/19/2022GovernorMemberDepartment of Central Management Services
Fowler, Sen. Dale5/20/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMemberSenator
Garmon, Jessica Ashley9/7/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberRepresenting vendors
Harris III, Sen. Napoleon 6/7/2022President of the SenateMemberSenator
Johnson, Sen. Adriane 6/7/2022President of the SenateMemberSenator
Keicher, Rep. Jeff6/28/2022Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
Keys, KelleyeStatuteChairChairperson of the Commission on Equity and Inclusion
Llano, Sandi8/9/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMemberPublic representing women-owned and minority-owned businesses
McCord, Chris9/28/2022Minority Leader of the SenateMember Representing vendors
Neely, Jaemie9/30/2022GovernorMemberPublic representing women-owned and minority-owned businesses
Robinson, Kim6/28/2022Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativeMemberPublic representing women-owned and minority-owned businesses
Smith, Rep. Nicholas8/19/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
Stuart, Rep. Katie8/19/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
Swanson, Rep. Dan6/28/2022Minority Leader of the House of RepresentativesMemberHouse of Representatives
Van Dijk, Margaret8/12/2022GovernorMember Department of Transportation
Vaught, Heather Wier9/7/2022Speaker of the House of RepresentativesMemberPublic representing women-owned and minority-owned businesses
Vozas, Michael9/1/2022President of the SenateMemberRepresenting vendors