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Title:Youth HIV/AIDS Prevention, Advisory Council on
Contact Name:Conny Moody
Contact Phone:217-782-3984
Function:Subject to appropriation, there is created the Advisory Council on Youth HIV/AIDS Prevention Messages to advise the Department on effective prevention messages designed to educate and deter youth from engaging in risky behaviors that could result in the transmission of HIV/AIDS.

The Advisory Council shall submit an annual report to the Department on or before July 1, 2010 and on or before July 1st of each year thereafter with recommendations for effective prevention messages aimed at youth, including recommendations regarding the use of technology to deliver such messages.
Term:   Each voting member shall serve for a term of 3 years and until his or her successor is appointed and has qualified. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as original appointments.
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:(1) One member of the Senate appointed by the President of the Senate and one member of the Senate appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate.

(2) One member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and one member of the House of Representatives appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives.

(3) Five members appointed by the Governor as follows:
(A) One representative of a social service agency that provides services to youth and families infected or impacted by HIV/AIDS.
(B) One person from academia with a background or expertise in HIV/AIDS prevention messages.
(C) One representative of the Department of Human Services.
(D) One person with a background in public health.
(E) One youth member 18 years old or older and under 24 years.
(4) The public information officer of the Department of Public Health, who shall be a non-voting member of the Advisory Council.
Chair:The chairperson shall be elected by a majority vote of the members appointed to the Advisory Council.
Authority:20 ILCS 2310/2310-323

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Arnold, MelaneyStatuteEx-Officio, IDPH Public Information OfficerNone
Calderon, Juan7/30/20137/30/2010GovernorMember, Person between the ages of 18-24Cook
Gil-Garcia, Ana5/19/20135/19/2011GovernorMember, Representative of a social service agencyCook
Krieger, Cathy8/30/20138/30/2010GovernorMember, Academic with a background in AIDS/HIV PreventionCook
Simmons, Senator Mike1/11/20234/22/2022President of the SenateMemberNone
Soto, Cynthia9/15/2009Speaker of the HouseMemberCook
Syverson, Dave4/15/2021Senate Minority LeaderMemberNone
Tyner, Helen E.9/2/20139/2/2010GovernorMember, Background in public healthCook
VACANTHouse Minority LeaderMemberNone
VACANTGovernorMember, DHS RepresentativeNone