Illinois Board, Commission, Task Force and Council List

Please note: The information on this website may contain minor errors and/or omissions. The Governor's Office of Executive Appointments regularly updates the listings below to ensure the electronic file for every board, commission, task force and council is complete and accurate.

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 Boards and Commissions

Boards and CommissionsCategorySort
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Board of TrusteesEconomic DevelopmentA
Access and Functional Needs Advisory CommitteeOtherA
Access to Voting for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Task ForceState GovernmentA
Addiction Prevention Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceA
Adult Use Cannabis Health Advisory CommitteeHealth & Human ServiceA
Advisory Board for the 21st Century Employment Grant ProgramEducationA
Affirming and Inclusive Schools Task ForceEducationA
African American Employment Plan Advisory CouncilLabor & EmploymentA
African American Family CommissionHealth & Human ServiceA
African Descent-Citizens Reparations CommissionHealth & Human ServiceA
Aging, Council onHealth & Human ServiceA
Agricultural Education, Illinois Committee ForAgricultureA
Agriculture Equity CommissionAgricultureA
Alcoholism And Other Drug Dependency, Illinois Advisory Council onHealth & Human ServiceA
Alexander-Cairo Port DistrictPort DistrictsA
Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Center Licensing BoardRegulationA
America's Central Port DistrictPort DistrictsA
Amistad CommissionEducationA
Amusement Ride and Attraction Safety Board RegulationA
Arts Council, IllinoisEducationA
Asian American Employment Plan Advisory CouncilLabor & EmploymentA
Asian American Family CommissionHealth & Human ServiceA
Banking Board of Illinois, StateRegulationB
Best Practices and Licensing of Non-Transplant Organ Donation Organizations, Task Force on Public HealthB
Blind Services Planning CouncilHealth & Human ServiceB
Blue-Ribbon Commission on Transportation Infrastructure Funding and PolicyOtherB
Boiler and Pressure Vessel Rule, Board ofRegulationB
Bond Reform in the Construction Industry Task ForceOtherB
Broadband Advisory CouncilEconomic DevelopmentB
Bronzeville Expanded Mental Health Services Program and Governing CommissionHealth & Human ServiceB
Budgeting for Results CommissionEconomic DevelopmentB
Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Females, and Persons with Disabilities Labor & EmploymentB
Campus Sexual Misconduct Climate Surveys, Task Force on EducationC
Cannabis Equity CommissionHealth & Human ServiceC
Capital Development BoardEconomic DevelopmentC
Capitol Historic Preservation BoardEconomic DevelopmentC
Carbon Capture Task ForceEnergyC
Census Advisory PanelState GovernmentC
Central Illinois Economic Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentC
Central Midwest Interstate Low-Level Radioactive Waste CommissionEnvironment/ConservationC
Chicago Casino Advisory CommitteeOtherC
Chicago State University Board of TrusteesEducationC
Chicago Transit Authority BoardTransportation & InfrastructureC
Chicago-Gary Regional Airport Authority BoardTransportation & InfrastructureC
Children and Family Services Advisory CouncilHealth & Human ServiceC
Children of Incarcerated Parents, Task Force on Health & Human ServiceC
Children's Mental Health PartnershipHealth & Human ServiceC
Choose Chicago Board of DirectorsEconomic DevelopmentC
Civil Service CommissionState GovernmentC
Clean Energy Community Foundation, IllinoisEnergyC
Clean Energy Jobs and Justice FundEnergyC
Climate Change Advisory Group, IllinoisEnvironment/ConservationC
Climate Jobs Advisory CouncilEconomic DevelopmentC
Coal Development BoardEnergyC
College Course Materials Affordability and Equitable Access Task ForceEducationC
Commerce Commission, IllinoisRegulationC
Commission on Amateur Sports, IllinoisEducationC
Commission on Equitable Public University FundingEducationC
Community Advisory Council on HomelessnessOtherC
Community and Residential Services AuthorityHealth & Human ServiceC
Community College Board, IllinoisEducationC
Community Health Workers Review Board OtherC
Complete Count Commission, IllinoisState GovernmentC
Compliance Advisory Panel, StateEnvironment/ConservationC
Comprehensive Health Insurance Board, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceC
Concealed Carry Licensing Review BoardPublic Safety & MilitaryC
Conservation Foundation, IllinoisEnvironment/ConservationC
Constitutional Rights and Remedies, Task Force onPublic Safety & MilitaryC
Coroner Training BoardRegulationC
Corrections Advisory Board, Department of Public Safety & MilitaryC
Council on Women and Girls, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceC
Court of ClaimsState GovernmentC
Courts Commission, IllinoisState GovernmentC
Credit Union Advisors, Board ofEconomic DevelopmentC
Crime Reduction Task Force Public Safety & MilitaryC
Criminal Justice Information Authority, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryC
Cultural Districts Advisory Committee, State-Designated Economic DevelopmentC
Cybersecurity Commission, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryC
Deaf and Hard of Hearing CommissionHealth & Human ServiceD
Deaf-Blind Individuals, Advisory Board for Services forHealth & Human ServiceD
Delta Regional AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentD
Developmental Disabilities, Illinois Council onHealth & Human ServiceD
Disability Income Insurance and Parity for Behavioral Health Conditions, Task Force on Health & Human ServiceD
Discrimination and Hate Crimes, Commission on Health & Human ServiceD
Domestic Violence (Colton's) Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceD
DREAM Fund Commission, Illinois EducationD
Drug and Therapeutics Advisory Board, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceD
Early Learning Council, IllinoisEducationE
Eastern Illinois Economic Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentE
Eastern Illinois University Board of TrusteesEducationE
Education Commission of the States EducationE
Education of Children with Disabilities, Advisory Council onEducationE
Education, State Board ofEducationE
Educational Labor Relations BoardLabor & EmploymentE
Elections and Infrastructure Integrity Task Force, IllinoisOtherE
Elections, State Board ofState GovernmentE
Electric Vehicle Advisory CouncilState GovernmentE
Electric Vehicle Permitting Task ForceEnergyE
Elevator Safety Review BoardRegulationE
Elmwood Park Grade Separation AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentE
Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council, StateHealth & Human ServiceE
Emergency Medical Services Disciplinary Review Board, StateRegulationE
Employees with Disabilities, Interagency Committee onState GovernmentE
Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceE
Employment Security Advisory BoardLabor & EmploymentE
Employment Security Board of ReviewLabor & EmploymentE
End Hunger, Commission toHealth & Human ServiceE
Endangered Species Protection BoardEnvironment/ConservationE
Energy Transition Workforce CommissionEnergyE
Energy Workforce Advisory CouncilEnergyE
Enterprise Zone BoardEconomic DevelopmentE
Entrepreneurship Education, Illinois Institute forEducationE
Environmental Justice, Commission onEnvironment/ConservationE
Environmental Resources Training Center Advisory CommitteeEnvironment/ConservationE
Equity and Inclusion, Commission on Economic DevelopmentE
Ethanol Research Advisory Board, IllinoisEnergyE
Examiners, Illinois Board ofRegulationE
Executive Ethics CommissionState GovernmentE
Finance Authority, IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentF
Fire Advisory Commission, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryF
Fire Fighting Medal of Honor CommitteePublic Safety & MilitaryF
Firearm Owner’s Identification Card Review Board OtherF
Firefighters' Pension Investment Fund Labor & EmploymentF
Flood Control CommissionEnvironment/ConservationF
Forensic Science Commission, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryF
Forestry Development Council, IllinoisEnvironment/ConservationF
Foster Youth Transitioning Out of Care, Task Force on Health & Human ServiceF
Future of Work Task Force, IllinoisLabor & EmploymentF
Gaming Board, IllinoisRegulationG
Global Partnership, Inc. Board, IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentG
Governor's Opioid Overdose Prevention and Recovery Steering CommitteeHealth & Human ServiceG
Governors State University Board of TrusteesEducationG
Governor's Travel Control BoardState GovernmentG
Grand Avenue Railroad Relocation AuthorityTransportation & InfrastructureG
Great Lakes CommissionEnvironment/ConservationG
Great Lakes Protection FundEnvironment/ConservationG
Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Water Resources CouncilEnvironment/ConservationG
Groundwater Advisory CouncilEnvironment/ConservationG
Guardianship and Advocacy CommissionHealth & Human ServiceG
Havana Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsH
Health and Human Services Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceH
Health Care Worker Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceH
Health Facilities and Services Review BoardHealth & Human ServiceH
Health in All Policies WorkgroupPublic HealthH
Health, State Board ofHealth & Human ServiceH
Heart of Illinois Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsH
High School Association Liaison Representatives, IllinoisEducationH
Higher Education in Prison Task ForceEducationH
Higher Education, Board ofEducationH
High-Speed Railway CommissionTransportation & InfrastructureH
Hispanic Employment Plan Advisory CouncilLabor & EmploymentH
Holistic Mental Health Care for Youth in Care Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceH
Holocaust and Genocide Commission, IllinoisEducationH
Hospital Basic Services Review BoardPublic HealthH
Hospital Licensing BoardRegulationH
Housing Appeals BoardHousingH
Housing Development Authority, IllinoisHousingH
Housing Task ForceHousingH
Human Rights CommissionHealth & Human ServiceH
Human Trafficking Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceH
Hydrogen Economy Task Force, IllinoisOtherH
Illinois Affordable Housing Advisory CommissionHousingI
Illinois America 250 CommissionOtherI
Illinois HumanitiesEducationI
Illinois Interagency Task Force on HomelessnessHealth & Human ServiceI
Illinois Joining Forces FoundationPublic Safety & MilitaryI
Illinois Mathematics And Science Academy Board of TrusteesEducationI
Illinois Rental Housing Support Program Funding Allocation Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceI
Illinois State Medical BoardRegulationI
Illinois State University Board of TrusteesEducationI
Illinois Supreme Court Statutory Court Fees Task ForceState GovernmentI
Illinois Valley Regional Port DistrictPort DistrictsI
Illinois Works Review PanelLabor & EmploymentI
Immigrant Impact Task Force, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceI
Immigration Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceI
Independent Tax Tribunal, IllinoisState GovernmentI
Interagency Council on Early Intervention, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceI
Internal Audit Advisory BoardState GovernmentI
International Port District Board, Illinois Port DistrictsI
Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision State CouncilPublic Safety & MilitaryI
Interstate Compact for JuvenilesHealth & Human ServiceI
Investment Policy Board, IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentI
Investment, Illinois State Board ofEconomic DevelopmentI
Jackson-Union Counties Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsJ
Joint Advisory Council of the Illinois Board of Higher Education and the Illinois Community College BoardEducationJ
Joint Commission on Ethics and Lobbying ReformState GovernmentJ
Joliet Arsenal Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentJ
Joliet Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsJ
Judicial Inquiry BoardState GovernmentJ
Juvenile Justice Advisory Board Public Safety & MilitaryJ
Juvenile Justice CommissionPublic Safety & MilitaryJ
Kaskaskia Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsK
Kidney Disease Prevention and Education Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceK
Labor Advisory BoardLabor & EmploymentL
Labor Relations Board, IllinoisLabor & EmploymentL
Latino Family Commission, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceL
Law Enforcement Certification Review Panel, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryL
Law Enforcement Medal of Honor CommitteePublic Safety & MilitaryL
Law Enforcement Training And Standards Board, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryL
Lawrenceville-Vincennes Bi-State Airport AuthorityTransportation & InfrastructureL
Lead Safe Housing Advisory Council HousingL
LGBTQ Aging, Illinois Commission onHealth & Human ServiceL
Liquor Control Commission, IllinoisRegulationL
Literacy Council, IllinoisEducationL
Livestock Commissioners, Advisory Board ofAgricultureL
Local Food, Farms, and Jobs CouncilAgricultureL
Local Journalism Task ForceEconomic DevelopmentL
Local Records CommissionState GovernmentL
Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosas Expanded Mental Health Services Program and Governing CommissionHealth & Human ServiceL
Lottery Control BoardRegulationL
Mahomet Aquifer CouncilEnvironment/ConservationM
Main Street Advisory Council, IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentM
Massac-Metropolis Port District BoardPort DistrictsM
McCormick Place Advisory BoardEconomic DevelopmentM
Medicaid Business Opportunity CommissionEconomic DevelopmentM
Medicaid Managed Care Oversight CommissionHealth & Human ServiceM
Medicaid Managed Care Oversight Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceM
Medical Cannabis Advisory BoardPublic HealthM
Medical District CommissionHealth & Human ServiceM
Medical District Commission, Mid-America Health & Human ServiceM
Medical District, Mid-IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceM
Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Parity Data WorkgroupHealth & Human ServiceM
Metropolitan Pier And Exposition AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentM
Mid-America Intermodal Authority Port District BoardPort DistrictsM
Mid-America Port CommissionPort DistrictsM
Midwest Interstate Passenger Rail CommissionTransportation & InfrastructureM
Midwestern Higher Education CompactEducationM
Military Economic Development CommitteeEconomic DevelopmentM
Mining Board, StateRegulationM
Money Laundering in Real Estate Task ForceOtherM
Move Over Early Warning Task ForcePublic Safety & MilitaryM
Mt. Carmel Regional Port District Port DistrictsM
Municipal Clerks Training Institute CommitteeState GovernmentM
Municipal Water and Wastewater Funding Study CommitteeOtherM
Museum Board, Illinois State EducationM
Muslim American Advisory Council, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceM
National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws State GovernmentN
Native American Employment Plan Advisory CouncilLabor & EmploymentN
Natural Resources Advisory BoardEnvironment/ConservationN
Nature Preserves CommissionEnvironment/ConservationN
New Harmony Bridge AuthorityTransportation & InfrastructureN
Nonprofit Electric Generation Task ForceEnergyN
North River Expanded Mental Health Services Program and Governing CommissionHealth & Human ServiceN
Northeastern Illinois University Board of TrusteesEducationN
Northern Illinois University Board of TrusteesEducationN
Offshore Wind Energy Economic Development Policy Task ForceEnergyO
Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission (ORSANCO)Environment/ConservationO
Oil & Gas Compact Commission, InterstateEnergyO
Older Adult Services Advisory CommitteeHealth & Human ServiceO
Opioid Remediation Advisory BoardOtherO
Opportunities for At-Risk Women, Task Force on Economic DevelopmentO
Ottawa Port DistrictPort DistrictsO
P-20 CouncilEducationP
Pharmacy, State Board ofHealth & Human ServiceP
Plain Language Task Force, IllinoisState GovernmentP
Plumbing Code Advisory CouncilRegulationP
Police Officers' Pension Investment FundLabor & EmploymentP
Pollution Control BoardEnvironment/ConservationP
Poverty Elimination and Economic Security, Commission onHealth & Human ServiceP
Prisoner Review BoardPublic Safety & MilitaryP
Procurement Policy BoardState GovernmentP
Procurement Task Force, StateState GovernmentP
Property Tax Appeal BoardState GovernmentP
Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceP
Public Administrators And Public GuardiansHealth & Human ServiceP
Public Defender Quality Defense Task ForceState GovernmentP
Public Financing of Judicial Elections Task ForceOtherP
Quad Cities Interstate Metropolitan Authority Compact BoardEconomic DevelopmentQ
Quad Cities Regional Economic Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentQ
Quality Care BoardHealth & Human ServiceQ
Quality of Life BoardHealth & Human ServiceQ
Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceR
Racial Profiling Prevention and Data Oversight BoardPublic Safety & MilitaryR
Racing Board, IllinoisRegulationR
Rail Passenger Advisory Council, InterstateTransportation & InfrastructureR
Railsplitter Tobacco Settlement AuthorityState GovernmentR
Rare Disease CommissionHealth & Human ServiceR
Real Estate Administration and Disciplinary BoardRegulationR
Real Estate Appraisal Administration and Disciplinary BoardRegulationR
Real Estate Valuation Task ForceOtherR
Recruiting & Retaining Public Employee Firefighters and Paramedics Task Force R
Reducing the Disproportionate Representation of African-American Children in Foster Care, Advisory Commission on Health & Human ServiceR
Regulations And Site Remediation Advisory CommitteeEnvironment/ConservationR
Rehabilitation Advisory Council, StateHealth & Human ServiceR
Reimbursement Appeals, Board ofHealth & Human ServiceR
Renewable Energy Component Recycling Task ForceOtherR
Resentencing Task ForcePublic Safety & MilitaryR
Restore, Reinvest, and Renew Program BoardEconomic DevelopmentR
Riverdale Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentR
Rivers of Illinois Coordinating CouncilOtherR
Roseland Community Medical DistrictEconomic DevelopmentR
Route 66 Centennial Commission, IllinoisEducationR
Rural Affairs Council, Governor's Economic DevelopmentR
Rural Development Task ForceAgricultureR
School Construction Task ForceEducationS
Secure Choice Savings BoardRetirementS
Seneca Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsS
Sentencing Policy Advisory Council, IllinoisPublic Safety & MilitaryS
Sex Offender Management BoardPublic Safety & MilitaryS
Shawneetown Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsS
Smart Grid Advisory Council Science & TechnologyS
Social Security Number Protection Task ForceState GovernmentS
Soil And Water Conservation Districts Advisory Board, StateEnvironment/ConservationS
South Asian American Advisory Council, Illinois OtherS
South Suburban Brownfields Advisory CouncilEconomic DevelopmentS
Southeast Expanded Mental Health Services Program Health & Human ServiceS
Southeastern Illinois Economic Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentS
Southern Illinois Economic Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentS
Southern Illinois University Board of TrusteesEducationS
Southwest Regional Port District BoardPort DistrictsS
Southwest Suburban Railroad Redevelopment Authority BoardTransportation & InfrastructureS
Southwestern Illinois Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentS
Southwestern Illinois Metropolitan And Regional Planning CommissionEconomic DevelopmentS
Special Commission on Gynecologic CancersHealth & Human ServiceS
Sports Facilities Authority, Downstate IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentS
Sports Facilities Authority, IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentS
State Appellate Defender CommissionState GovernmentS
State Employees Retirement SystemState GovernmentS
State Fair Advisory BoardState GovernmentS
State Police Merit Board, Illinois State GovernmentS
State Sponsored Health Clinic Task ForceState GovernmentS
State Universities Retirement System Board of TrusteesState GovernmentS
State Use CommitteeState GovernmentS
State Workers' Compensation Program Advisory BoardLabor & EmploymentS
Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory BoardPublic Safety & MilitaryS
Statewide Domestic Violence Fatality Review CommitteeOtherS
Statewide Independent Living CouncilHealth & Human ServiceS
Statewide Task Force on Limited English Proficient Patient Access to Quality Interpreter ServicesS
Statutory Court Fee Task ForceState GovernmentS
Steering Committee for the Millenium Reserve State GovernmentS
Strengthening Child Welfare Workforce for Children and Families, Task Force on Health & Human ServiceS
Structural Pest Control Advisory CouncilEnvironment/ConservationS
Student Assistance Commission, IllinoisEducationS
Supreme Court Historic Preservation Commission, TheEducationS
Sustainable Agriculture CommitteeAgricultureS
Task Force on Counsel in Immigration ProceedingsHealth & Human ServiceT
Teacher Retirement Insurance Program CommitteeLabor & EmploymentT
Teachers' Retirement System Board of TrusteesLabor & EmploymentT
Toll Highway Authority, Illinois StateTransportation & InfrastructureT
Torture Inquiry and Relief Commission, IllinoisHealth & Human ServiceT
Transititional Housing for Sex Offenders, Task Force onPublic Safety & MilitaryT
Trauma Advisory Council, StateHealth & Human ServiceT
Tri‑County River Valley Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentT
University of Illinois Board of TrusteesEducationU
Upper Illinois River Valley Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentU
Upper Mississippi River International Port District BoardPort DistrictsU
Urban Development Authority, IllinoisEconomic DevelopmentU
Violence Prevention Task ForceHealth & Human ServiceV
Volunteerism and Community Service, Illinois Commission onHealth & Human ServiceV
Wabash Valley Interstate CommissionEnvironment/ConservationW
Warehouse Safety Standards Task ForceRegulationW
Water Supply Operator's Advisory BoardEnvironment/ConservationW
Waukegan Port District BoardPort DistrictsW
Weatherization Initiative BoardEconomic DevelopmentW
West Cook Railroad Relocation And Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentW
West Side Expanded Mental Health Services Program and Governing CommissionHealth & Human ServiceW
West Town-Humboldt Park Expanded Mental Health Services ProgramHealth & Human ServiceW
Western Illinois Economic Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentW
Western Illinois University Board of TrusteesEducationW
White County Port DistrictPort DistrictsW
Will County Metropolitan Exposition And Auditorium AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentW
Will Kankakee Regional Development AuthorityEconomic DevelopmentW
Women's Business Ownership CouncilEconomic DevelopmentW
Workers' Compensation Advisory BoardLabor & EmploymentW
Workers' Compensation CommissionLabor & EmploymentW
Workers' Compensation Commission ArbitratorsState GovernmentW
Workers' Compensation Commission Review BoardLabor & EmploymentW
Workers' Compensation Medical Fee Advisory BoardLabor & EmploymentW
Workforce Innovation Board, IllinoisLabor & EmploymentW
Youth Budget CommissionHealth & Human ServiceY
Youth Development Council, IllinoisEducationY
Youth Health and Safety Advisory Working GroupHealth & Human ServiceY
Youth HIV/AIDS Prevention, Advisory Council onHealth & Human ServiceY
Youth Homelessness Prevention SubcommitteeHealth & Human ServiceY