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Title:Quality of Life Board
Website:IDPH Advisory Boards
Contact Name:Eduardo Alvarado
Contact Phone:312-814-4846
Function:Develop a Quality of Life special instant scratch-off lottery game. Review grant applications, make recommendations and comments, and consult with the Department of Public Health in making grants, from amounts appropriated from the Quality of Life Endowment Fund, to public and private entities in Illinois for the purpose of HIV/AIDS prevention education and for making grants to public and private entities in Illinois for the purpose of funding organizations that serve the highest at-risk categories for contracting HIV or developing AIDS in accordance with Section 21.7 of the Illinois Lottery Law. Board is discontinued on June 30, 2018.
Term:2 years
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Not specified
Composition:11 members: - 2 appointed by the President of the Senate - 1 appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate - 2 appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives - 1 appointed by the Minority Leader of the House or Representatives - 2 appointed by the Governor, one of whom shall be designated as chair - 3 appointed by the Director of DPH - who represent organizations that advocate for the healthcare needs of the first and second highest HIV/AIDS risk groups. - 1 each from the northern Illinois region, central Illinois region and southern Illinois region
Authority:20 ILCS 2310/2310‑348

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Carr, Michael J8/31/20118/31/2009Senate Minority LeaderMemberNone
Collins, Jacqueline Y.6/30/201510/24/2008President of the SenateMemberState SenatorNone
Harris, Greg11/28/201511/28/2011Speaker of the HouseMemberNone
Montgomery Jr., Benny M.6/30/201510/24/2008President of the SenateMemberNone
Ponsetto, Joseph2/29/2016House Minority LeaderMemberNone
Thomas, Sidney9/16/20131/22/2013GovernorMemberCook
Turner, Art11/28/20156/23/2014Speaker of the HouseMemberState RepresentativeCook
VACANTDirector of DPHMember, Southern ILNone
VACANTDirector of DPHMember, Central ILNone
Valle, Modesto11/15/2014Director of DPHMember, Northern ILNone