Breadcrumb

Taskforce & Committee Involvement

Investment Index

    • DD Quality Committee

      Overview:

      Committee meets to provide a forum for stakeholder input to DDD on service quality topics.

      ICDD Representative(s): Kimberly Mercer-Schleider

    • DHS Division of Developmental Disabilities/Division of Rehabilitation Services Interagency Governmental Agreement Working Group

      Overview:

      ​Working group for the creation of the IGA between DRS/DDD to ensure coordination of quality services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, facilitated by ICDD.

      ICDD Representative(s): Kimberly Mercer-Schleider, Mariel R. Hamer

    • Early Learning Council's Inclusion Subcommittee

      Overview:

      ​Working on issues related to quality inclusion of kids ages 0-5

      ICDD Representative(s): Margaret Harkness

    • Employment and Economic Opportunity Taskforce and Subcommittees

      Overview:

      ​The EEOPD has several priorities including: Reform of existing employment systems via implementation of Employment First, addressing subminimum wage, housing and transportation.  There is a focus on Employment First and Transition services.

      ICDD Representative(s): Kimberly Mercer-Schleider, Mariel R. Hamer, Margaret Harkness

    • HCBS Workgroup

      Overview:

      ​Stakeholders meet to discuss the implementation of the IL Statewide Transition Plan of the HCBS Settings Rule.

      ICDD Representative(s): Kimberly Mercer-Schleider, Mariel R. Hamer

    • Illinois Committee for Employees with Disabilities (ICED)

      Lead Agency(ies): Inte​ragency Committee on Employees with Disabilities

      Overview:

      The Interagency Committee on Employees with Disabilities (ICED) was created by statute in 1974 to support State of Illinois employees with disabilities.  The Committee holds regular meetings to plan activities that promote and expand access, opportunity, and independence within State employment.

      ICDD Representative(s): Mariel R. Hamer, Margaret Harkness

    • Illinois Council on Early Intervention

      Overview:

      ​Advisory committee for early intervention programs

      ICDD Representative(s): Margaret Harkness

    • SILC Advocacy and Housing Subcommittee

      Overview:

      ​Partner with other agencies to implement SILC's 3 year State Plan

      ICDD Representative(s): Mariel R. Hamer

    • SILC Employment and Transportation Subcommittee

      Overview:

      ​Partner with other agencies to implement SILC's 3 year State Plan

      ICDD Representative(s): Margaret Harkness