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Title:Opioid Remediation Advisory Board
Contact Comments:
Function:
The Board will seek to ensure an equitable allocation of resources to all parts of the State, including, but not limited to, taking into consideration population as well as other factors relevant to opioid abatement, including rates of Opioid Use Disorder, Overdose Deaths, and amounts of opioids shipped into each region as measured in Morphine Milligram Equivalents and shall advise the Committee regarding the highest and best use of the Fund monies to prevent opioid dependency and promote recovery. For this purpose, the Office shall engage technical service providers to engage individuals with lived expertise, subject-matter experts, and other interested parties to develop a comprehensive plan, for consideration, to address opioid abatement.
Senate Confirmation:No
Qualifications:
Composition:
The Board shall consist of no more than sixteen (16) voting members and eleven (11) ex-officio (non-voting) members. Of the voting members, eight (8) will be State appointments and eight (8) will be representatives on behalf of local governments, one (1) of which will be a representative on behalf of the City of Chicago. The Illinois Office of Attorney General will make the State appointments in consultation with the Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services. The remaining seven (7) representatives from participating local governments shall be appointed by the Attorney General as set forth in the Illinois Opioid Allocation Agreement effective December 30, 2021 and representing local governments from each of the seven (7) Illinois Department of Public Health regions. Of the initial appointments, four (4) State appointments and four (4) local appointments shall each serve a term of two years; four (4) State appointments and four (4) local appointments shall each serve a term of four years. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for a period of four years. The ex-officio members shall include the following:
- Illinois Attorney General, or Designee
- State’s Chief Behavioral Health Officer, or Designee
- Secretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services, or Designee
- Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health, or Designee
- Director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, or Designee
- Director of the Illinois State Police, or Designee
- Director of the Illinois Department of Corrections, or Designee
- A member of the Illinois House of Representatives appointed by the Illinois Speaker of the House
- A member of the Illinois Senate appointed by the Illinois Senate President
- A member of the Illinois House of Representatives appointed by the Illinois House Minority Leader
- A member of the Illinois Senate appointed by the Illinois Senate Minority Leader
Authority:Executive Order 2022-19

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Ford, Rep La Shawn K.9/8/2022Illinois Speaker of the HouseMember of the Illinois House of RepresentativesEx-officio
Parrack, Jennifer9/12/2022StatuteDirector of the Illinois Department of Corrections or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantStatuteIllinois Attorney General, or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantStatuteState’s Chief Behavioral Health Officer or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantStatuteSecretary of the Illinois Department of Human Services or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantStatuteThe Director of the Illinois Department of Public Health or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantStatuteDirector of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantStatuteDirector of the Illinois State Police or DesigneeEx-officio
VacantIllinois Senate PresidentMember of the Illinois Senate Ex-officio
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState Appointment Voting member
Vacant Office of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState AppointmentVoting member
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState Appointment Voting member
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState AppointmentVoting member
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState AppointmentVoting member
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState AppointmentVoting member
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState Appointment Voting member
VacantOffice of Atttorney General in consultation w/ Secretary of IDHSState AppointmentVoting member
Vacant Attorney General Representative on behalf of local governments - Bellwood Public Health RegionVoting member
VacantAttorney GeneralRepresentative on behalf of local governments; City of ChicagoVoting member
VacantAttorney GeneralRepresentatives on behalf of local governments - Champaign Public Health RegionVoting member
VacantAttorney GeneralRepresentative on behalf of local governments - Edwardsville Public Health RegionVoting member
VacantAttorney GeneralRepresentative on behalf of local governments - Marion Public Health RegionVoting member
VacantAttorney General Representative on behalf of local governments - Peoria Public Health RegionVoting member
VacantAttorney GeneralRepresentative on behalf of local governments - Rockford Public Health RegionVoting member
VacantIllinois Senate Minority LeaderMember of the Illinois SenateEx-officio
VacantAttorney GeneralRepresentative on behlaf of local governments - West Chicago Public Health RegionVoting member
Windhorst, Rep. Patrick9/7/2022Illinois House Minority LeaderMember of the Illinois House of RepresentativesEx-officio