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Title:Prisoner Review Board
Website:Prisoner Review Board
Contact Name:Craig Findley
Contact Title:Chair
Contact Phone:217.782.7273
Contact Comments:
Function:The Board considers cases of prisoners eligible for parole; sets conditions for parole and mandatory supervised release; revokes good conduct credit and suspends or reduces rate of accumulating such credit; reviews recommendations for executive clemency.
Term:6 years, expiring 3rd Monday of January of staggered odd-numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:Maximum of 8 from same political party
Qualifications:Minimum of 5 years of actual experience in the fields of penology, corrections work, law enforcement, sociology, law, education, social work, medicine, psychology, other behavioral sciences, or a combination thereof. At least 6 members with 3 years’ experience in juvenile matters. *** Must serve on full-time basis and may not hold other salaried employment or public office.***
Compensation:Chairperson, $99,842 per year; Members, $89,443 per year **Members may not hold any other form of paid employment***
Composition:15 members appointed by Governor
Chair:Designated by the Governor
Authority:730 ILCS 5/3-3-1

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Bohland, Jared1/18/20275/3/2021RepublicanGovernorMemberMacon
Cerda, Max1/20/20253/19/2021IndependentGovernorMemberCook
Crigler, Edith1/16/202310/28/2011DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Daniels, Lisa1/16/20237/5/2018DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Findley, Craig1/16/20235/1/2004RepublicanGovernorChairMorgan
James, Oreal1/20/20254/2/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Martinez, Virginia1/18/20273/8/2017DemocratGovernorMemberCook
Mears, Jeffrey1/18/20273/19/2021DemocratGovernorMemberJohnson
Miller, Lee Ann1/18/20279/2/2021RepublicanGovernorMemberGallatin
Perkins, Aurthur Mae1/20/20253/16/2015DemocratGovernorMemberPeoria
Ruggiero, Joseph1/20/20257/5/2018RepublicanGovernorMemberDuPage
Shelton, Donald1/16/20239/20/2012RepublicanGovernorMemberSangamon
Tupy, Kenneth1/16/20235/3/2021RepublicanGovernorMemberSangamon
VACANT1/18/2027OtherGovernorMemberBlank
Wilson, Eleanor1/20/20254/2/2019DemocratGovernorMemberCook