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Title:Public Administrators And Public Guardians
Contact Name:Local County Clerk's Office for each appointed Member
Function:Public Administrators will administer estate of person who dies owning real or personal estate and no person in Illinois has prior right to administer estate. If person was a nonresident of Illinois, administrator may take such measures to protect estate. Public Guardians are appointed for disabled adults needing guardianship services to monitor their care and administer their estate ((A Guardianship Estate under $25,000, the case can be transferred to the Office of State Guardianship 1-866-274-8023 any inquires statewide)). (Contact the Circuit Clerk and Circuit Judge of your County for direction).
Term:4 years from 1st Monday in December and every 4 years thereafter until his successor is appointed and qualified.
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:Guardian in Cook County must be a licensed attorney.
Compensation:In Cook County, a minimum of $20,000 payable from fees actually collected. In other counties, all fees.
Composition:1 public administrator in each county appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate; 1 public guardian in each county appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate; Public guardian in Cook County is appointed by Chief Judge of Circuit Court and must be a licensed attorney.
Authority:755 ILCS 5/13‑1

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Alleman, Kimrey 12/3/20013/26/1998GovernorPA/PGPutnam
Apostol, Lou12/4/20211/3/2018GovernorPACook
Barry, Gregory John12/4/202110/18/2019GovernorPA/PGMcHenry
Bellm, Aaron12/2/20137/3/2013GovernorPA/PGMacoupin
Brewer, Janet12/4/20176/26/2013GovernorPA/PGFord
Brewer, Thomas12/1/20218/26/2019GovernorPA/PGTazewell
Brown, John12/3/20211/6/2012GovernorPA/PGChampaign
Brown, Mary Ann12/4/20219/20/2019GovernorPA/PGRock Island
Burtch, Patricia H. 12/3/20015/1/1998GovernorPA/PGJasper
Buss, Walter12/3/200510/4/2004GovernorPA/PGRichland
Butler, Rene M. Bassett12/4/20178/26/2006GovernorPA/PGMadison
Carpenter, Eddie12/3/200112/10/1997GovernorPA/PGMorgan
Coady-Carter, Michelle12/3/202110/18/2019GovernorPA/PGChristian
Collins, Barbara 12/2/20131/11/2013GovernorPA/PGJersey
Colyer, Sherry12/3/200112/10/1997GovernorPA/PGEdwards
Considine, Dana M.12/2/20133/18/2011GovernorPA/PGLee
Cook, Louise12/7/20157/12/2013GovernorPA/PGJohnson
Crosby, Wynne'12/4/20175/2/2014GovernorPA/PGKankakee
Deneen, Daniel G.12/4/201712/3/2009GovernorPA/PGMcLean
Douglas, Diana12/1/20141/11/2013GovernorPA/PGMassac
Evans, Lamarr12/3/20016/25/1999GovernorPA/PGHenderson
Finet, Kelly R.12/3/20013/26/1998GovernorPA/PGPiatt
Floreth, Fred12/4/20173/18/2011GovernorPA/PGFayette
Floreth, Fred D.12/4/20173/18/2011GovernorPA/PGMontgomery
Ford, Curtis J.12/7/20155/21/1997GovernorPA/PGHenry
Frye, Diane12/4/201712/6/2005GovernorPA/PGClay
Gaziano, Mary12/4/202112/21/2017GovernorPA/PGBoone
Gaziano, Mary12/4/202112/21/2017GovernorPA/PGWinnebago
Ghibaudy, Joseph12/2/20196/27/2016GovernorPA/PGHamilton
Ghibaudy, Joseph12/2/20196/27/2016GovernorPA/PGWabash
Ghibaudy, Joseph12/2/20196/27/2016GovernorPA/PGWhite
Gibson, Roy12/1/201412/2/2003GovernorPA/PGCumberland
Gloor, Carol12/4/20172/15/2013GovernorPA/PGCarroll
Guis, James 12/3/200112/10/1997GovernorPA/PGGreene
Hitchings, Sylvia12/5/20059/16/2002GovernorPA/PGCalhoun
Howarter, Alan12/4/20171/23/2014GovernorPA/PGLaSalle
Hudspeth, Timothy J. 12/4/202110/25/2019GovernorPA/PGClinton
Hudspeth, Timothy J. 12/4/202110/25/2019GovernorPA/PGMarion
Jackson, Tammi12/4/20176/20/2013GovernorPA/PGSaline
Johnson, Jane12/4/20179/20/2013GovernorPA/PGMarshall
Johnson, Suzanne12/4/20179/20/2013GovernorPA.PGMacon
Jorstad, Diane L. Yohnka12/7/20155/12/2010GovernorPA/PGGrundy
Komada, Elaine12/3/20015/1/1998GovernorPA/PGColes
Lane, James12/5/201611/8/2013GovernorPA/PGCrawford
Law, Diana12/1/20194/12/2012GovernorPA/PGKane
Law, Rick12/4/20172/22/2016GovernorPA/PGKendall
Lee, William12/2/20133/8/2013GovernorPA/PGWhiteside
Leezer, John A.12/3/20015/1/1998GovernorPA/PGStark
Leonard, Vickie12/3/200112/23/2009GovernorPA/PGWayne
Lewis, Jeffrey12/3/20217/25/2016GovernorPA/PGDeKalb
Long, Chad12/1/202210/18/2019GovernorPA/PGWarren
Long, Chad12/4/202110/18/2019GovernorPA/PGKnox
McDermott, Kevin12/3/202110/18/2019GovernorPA/PGSangamon
Meinders, Blake12/2/20131/11/2013GovernorPA/PGSt. Clair
Miley, Janet12/4/20172/25/2013GovernorPA/PGBrown
Myrick, Matthew12/1/20148/2/2013GovernorPA/PGEdgar
Necheles, Lawrence12/4/20171/23/2014GovernorPA/PGLivingston
Nohren, Elizabeth12/4/20176/26/2013GovernorPA/PGShelby
O'Donnell, Rita Jo12/1/20142/7/2014GovernorPA/PGMcDonough
O'Melia, Jane 12/4/20172/7/2014GovernorPA/PGMercer
Potts, Sandi12/3/2001GovernorPA/PGHardin
Proctor, Janet12/4/20177/12/2013GovernorPA/PGPope
Puchalski, Donald12/3/20218/8/2014GovernorPADuPage
Quinn, Anthony 12/7/200912/5/2005GovernorPA/PGJo Daviess
Rieckenberg, Shannon12/4/20172/25/2013GovernorPA/PGJackson
Robinson, Charles D.12/3/20132/25/2013GovernorPA/PGStephenson
Russell, Andrew12/4/20172/7/2014GovernorPA/PGBureau
Scholz, Christopher12/7/20152/25/2013GovernorPA/PGAdams
Seiling, Roy12/3/20011/14/1998GovernorPA/PGIroquois
Stropes, Matthew12/4/20172/14/2014GovernorPA/PGMason
Sybert, Kevin12/1/20147/3/2013GovernorPA/PGBond
Traughber, Arlie 12/4/20171/11/2010GovernorPA/PGMonroe
VacantGovernorPA/PGDe Witt
VacantGovernorPA/PGHancock
VacantGovernorPA/PGJefferson
VacantGovernorPA/PGAlexander
VacantGovernorPA/PGPerry
VacantGovernorPA/PGPulaski
VacantGovernorPA/PGScott
VacantGovernorPA/PGEffingham
VacantGovernorPA/PGDouglas
VacantGovernorPA/PGPike
VacantGovernorPA/PGLawrence
VacantGovernorPA/PGWashington
VacantGovernorPA/PGWoodford
VacantOtherGovernorPA/PGWilliamson
VacantGovernorPA/PGSchuyler
VacantGovernorPA/PGMoultrie
VacantGovernorPA/PGClark
VacantGovernorPA/PGOgle
VacantGovernorPA/PGRandolph
VacantGovernorPA/PGMenard
VacantGovernorPA/PGCass
VacantGovernorPA/PGLogan
Ward, Allen12/2/20133/8/2013GovernorPA/PGFranklin
Warren, George W.12/6/19993/26/1997GovernorPA/PGUnion
Weber, Ron J.12/3/200110/14/1999GovernorPA/PGFulton
Weller, George12/4/20211/3/2018GovernorPA/PGVermilion
Wengler, Colleen12/4/20212/2/2018GovernorPA/PGWill
Wentworth, David12/4/20176/20/2013GovernorPA/PGPeoria
West, Keith Louis12/4/20214/10/2006GovernorPA/PGLake
Wooden, Lawrence12/2/20186/13/2016GovernorPA/PGGallatin