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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
Apostol, Lou12/4/20251/3/2018GovernorPACook
Barry, Gregory John12/4/202510/18/2019GovernorPA/PGMcHenry
Bellm, Aaron12/2/20137/3/2013GovernorPA/PGMacoupin
Brewer, Thomas12/1/20218/26/2019GovernorPA/PGTazewell
Brewer, Thomas12/4/202112/4/2019GovernorPA/PGMason
Brown, John12/4/20251/6/2012GovernorPA/PGChampaign
Brown, Mary Ann12/4/20259/20/2019GovernorPA/PGRock Island
Butler, Rene M. Bassett12/4/20258/26/2006GovernorPA/PGMadison
Carpenter, Eddie12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGScott
Carpenter, Eddie12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGPike
Carpenter, Eddie12/4/202512/10/1997GovernorPA/PGMorgan
Carpenter, Eddie12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGCass
Coady-Carter, Michelle12/3/202110/18/2019GovernorPA/PGChristian
Considine, Dana12/4/202512/29/2021GovernorPA/PGCarroll
Considine, Dana M.12/4/20253/18/2011GovernorPA/PGLee
Finet, Kellly12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGDouglas
Finet, Kelly 12/4/20253/26/1998GovernorPA/PGPiatt
Finet, Kelly12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGColes
Ford, Curtis J.12/7/20155/21/1997GovernorPA/PGHenry
Gaziano, Mary12/4/202512/21/2017GovernorPA/PGBoone
Gaziano, Mary12/4/202512/21/2017GovernorPA/PGWinnebago
Ghibaudy, Joseph12/4/20256/27/2016GovernorPA/PGHamilton
Ghibaudy, Joseph12/4/20256/27/2016GovernorPA/PGWabash
Ghibaudy, Joseph12/4/20236/27/2016GovernorPA/PGWhite
Gibson, Roy12/1/201412/2/2003GovernorPA/PGCumberland
Hoerner, Carolee Maxine12/4/20254/25/2022GovernorPA/PGSt. Clair
Hood, Thomas12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGLake
Justice, Jerry12/4/202511/2/2020GovernorPA/PGLaSalle
Law, Diana12/4/20254/12/2012GovernorPA/PGKane
Law, Rick12/4/20252/22/2016GovernorPA/PGKendall
Lee, William12/4/20253/8/2013GovernorPA/PGWhiteside
Leezer, John A.12/4/20255/1/1998GovernorPA/PGStark
Leonard, Vickie12/3/200112/23/2009GovernorPA/PGWayne
Lewis, Jeffrey12/3/20217/25/2016GovernorPA/PGDeKalb
Long, Chad12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGHenderson
Long, Chad12/4/202510/18/2019GovernorPA/PGWarren
Long, Chad12/4/202510/18/2019GovernorPA/PGKnox
McDermott, Kevin12/4/20257/27/2020GovernorPA/PGMoultrie
McDermott, Kevin12/4/202510/18/2019GovernorPA/PGSangamon
McQuaid, Matthew12/4/20251/22/2021GovernorPADuPage
Nohren, Elizabeth12/4/20252/18/2022GovernorPA/PGMontgomery
Nohren, Elizabeth12/4/20252/18/2022GovernorPA/PGFayette
Nohren, Elizabeth12/4/20252/18/2022GovernorPA/PGEffingham
Nohren, Elizabeth12/4/20256/26/2013GovernorPA/PGShelby
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGHardin
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGAlexander
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGPope
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGPerry
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGPulaski
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGFranklin
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20255/27/2022GovernorPA/PGJackson
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGUnion
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGJohnson
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022OtherGovernorPA/PGWilliamson
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGRandolph
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGMassac
O'Neill, Rebecca12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGSaline
Porter, Robert12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGLogan
Porter, Robert William12/1/20258/3/2021GovernorPA/PGMclean
Rudy, Sharon12/4/20256/14/2021GovernorPA/PGStephenson
Rudy, Sharon12/4/20256/14/2021GovernorPA/PGJo Daviess
Rudy, Sharon12/4/20256/14/2021GovernorPA/PGOgle
Russell, Andrew12/4/202512/20/2021GovernorPA/PGPutnam
Russell, Andrew12/4/20252/7/2014GovernorPA/PGBureau
Scholz, Christopher12/4/20252/25/2022GovernorPA/PGHancock
Scholz, Christopher12/4/20252/25/2013GovernorPA/PGAdams
Scholz, Christopher12/4/20252/25/2013GovernorPA/PGBrown
Scholz, Christopher12/4/20252/25/2022GovernorPA/PGSchuyler
Schultz, Scott12/4/20256/12/2021GovernorPA/PGJersey
Sybert, Kevin12/1/20147/3/2013GovernorPA/PGBond
VACANTGovernorPA/PGIroquois
VACANTGovernorPA/PGJefferson
VACANTGovernorPA/PGClay
VACANTGovernorPA/PGGreene
VACANTGovernorPA/PGFord
VACANTGovernorPA/PGEdwards
VACANT12/1/2014GovernorPA/PGEdgar
VACANTGovernorPA/PGCrawford
VACANTGovernorPA/PGLivingston
VACANT12/4/2021GovernorPA/PGClinton
VACANTGovernorPA/PGCalhoun
VACANTGovernorPA/PGJasper
VACANTGovernorPA/PGLawrence
VACANTGovernorPA/PGWashington
VACANTGovernorPA/PGClark
VACANT12/4/2025GovernorPA/PGMonroe
VACANTGovernorPA/PGMercer
VACANTGovernorPA/PGMenard
VACANT12/1/20142/7/2014GovernorPA/PGMcDonough
VACANTGovernorPA/PGRichland
VACANTGovernorPA/PGMarshall
VACANT12/4/2021GovernorPA/PGMarion
Weatherford, Andrew12/4/20212/22/2021GovernorPA/PGDe Witt
Weatherford, Andrew12/4/20212/22/2021GovernorPA.PGMacon
Weber, Ron J.12/3/200110/14/1999GovernorPA/PGFulton
Weekly, Dawn12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGGrundy
Weekly, Dawn12/4/20254/12/2022GovernorPA/PGKankakee
Weller, George12/4/20251/3/2018GovernorPA/PGVermilion
Wengler, Colleen12/4/20252/2/2018GovernorPA/PGWill
Wentworth, David12/4/20216/20/2013GovernorPA/PGPeoria
Wentworth, David12/4/20217/30/2020GovernorPA/PGWoodford
Wooden, Lawrence12/4/20256/13/2016GovernorPA/PGGallatin