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Title:State Health Improvement Plan Implementation Coordination Council
Website:IDPH Advisory Boards
Contact Name:Leticia Reyes
Contact Title:Division Chief, Health Policy IDPH
Contact Phone:(312) 814-3547
Function:The Council shall serve as a forum for collaborative action; coordinate existing and new initiatives; develop detailed implementation steps, with mechanisms for action; implement specific projects; identify public and private funding sources at the local, State and federal level; promote public awareness of the SHIP; advocate for the implementation of the SHIP; and develop an annual report to the Governor, General Assembly, and public regarding the status of implementation of the SHIP. The Council shall not, however, have the authority to direct any public or private entity to take specific action to implement the SHIP.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:The Council shallinclude the directors of State agencies and entities with public health system responsibilities (or their designees), including but not limited to; Department of Public Health; Department of Human Services; Department of Healthcare and Family Services; Environmental Protection Agency; Illinois State Board of Education; Department on Aging; Illinois Violence Prevention Authority; Department of Agriculture; Department of Insurance; Department of Financial and Professional Regulation; Department of Transportation, and; Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and; the Chair of the State Board of Health. ; The Council shall include representatives of local health departments and individuals with expertise who represent an array of organizations and constituencies engaged in public health improvement and prevention, including non-profit public interest groups, health issue groups, faith community groups, health care providers, businesses and employers, academic institutions, and community-based organizations.
Chair:The Governor shall designate one State agency representative and one other non-governmental member as co-chairs of the Council.
Authority:20 ILCS 5/5-565

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Antolin, Joseph 7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Bassler, Elissa3/26/2013GovernorCook
Canessa, Patricia7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Cartland, Jenifer7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Chance, Greg7/21/2011GovernorMemberPeoria
Chandrasekar, Edwin7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Gall, Carol 7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Grossi, Cathy7/21/2011GovernorMemberKendall
Hatlie, Martin7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Holloway, Roger7/21/2011GovernorMemberDeKalb
Hutchison, Kevin7/21/2011GovernorMemberSt. Clair
Jbara, Ahlam7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Kieckhefer, Robert7/21/2011GovernorMemberKane
Lemke, Tammy7/21/2011GovernorMemberDuPage
Lewis, Janine7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Liu, Hong7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
McCurdy, David7/21/2011GovernorMemberDuPage
McHugh, Maureen7/21/2011GovernorMemberDuPage
Nelson, James7/21/2011GovernorMemberSangamon
Sanchez, Jose7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Sanders, Eugenia10/11/2013GovernorMemberCook
Santos, Clarita7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Schou, Patricia7/21/2011GovernorMemberBureau
Sewell, Richard3/26/2013GovernorMemberCook
Solomon, Terry7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Stansell, Janna7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook
Welter, Christina R.7/21/2011GovernorMemberCook