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Title:Physician Assistant Advisory Committee to Medical Licensing Board
Contact Name:Cheryl Sakris
Contact Title:Assistant to Director/IDFPR Board Liaison
Contact Phone:217.558.1422
Contact Comments:Assistant to Director of Professional Regulation, at the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation
Function:The physician assistant advisory committee reviews and makes recommendations to the Medical Licensing Board and the Department of Financial and Professional Regulations regarding all matters relating to physician assistants.
Term:4 years, no member to serve more than two consecutive terms.
Senate Confirmation:No
Party Affiliation:Not considered
Qualifications:See Composition
Compensation:Expenses only
Composition:7 members: -2 physicians who serve as members of the Medical Licensing Board (appointed by the chairperson of the Medical Licensing Board) - 1 physician who is not a member of the Medical Licensing Board and is a supervisor of a physician assistant (approved by the Governor from a list of Illinois physicians supervising physician assistants) - 3 physician assistants (appointed by the Governor from a list of ten names recommended by the Board of Directors of the Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants) - 1 public member having no material interest and not employed in any health care field (appointed by the Governor)
Chair:Elected by the board
Authority:225 ILCS 95/11

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Apfelbaum, Jeffrey1/8/20169/12/2012Medical Licensing BoardMember, PhysicianCook
Gail Floyd11/15/20004/2/1993GovernorMember, PhysicianM.D.Cook
VACANTGovernorMember, Physician AssistantNone
VACANT11/15/200112/9/1992GovernorMember, Physician AssistantCook
VACANTGovernorMember, PublicNone
VACANTGovernorMember, Physician AssistantNone
VACANTMedical Licensing BoardMember, PhysicianNone