Functions of Board

To advise the Department of Public Health on assessments and advice regarding rate structures, and other activities related to maternal and child health mortality reduction programs in the State of Illinois.

Members of the Board

  • Dr. Myrtis Sullivan (Chair)
    Associate Director, Department of Human Services
    Community Health & Prevention
    Office of Prevention/Family Health
    1112 S. Wabash Ave., 4th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606
    312-814-2434 Phone
    312-814-3073 Fax
    E-mail: Myrtis.Sullivan@illinois.gov
    Represents: Illinois Department of Human Services
  • Glendean Sisk, Bureau Chief (DHS Staff)
    Department of Human Services
    Represents: Illinois Department of Human Services Direct Responsibility
  • Kathy Bennett
    Family Case Management Coordinator, McHenry County Health Department
    Represents: Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium
  • Mary DeGroot, RN,BS, Director Family Health Services
    Will County Health Department & Community Health Center
    Represents: Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
  • Patricia Donald
    Public Health Administrator, Lake County Health Department
    Represents: Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium
  • Mary Lou England, RN, MS
    Public Health Administrator
    Represents: Consumer
  • Robert J. Keller, MBA,
    Public Health Administrator, McLean County Health Department
    Represents: Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
  • Paul Kuehnert, Executive Director Kane County Health Department
    Represents: Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium
  • Stephen Laker, MS, LEHP,
    Public Health Administrator
    Vermilion County Health Department
    Represents: Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
  • Doris Lomax
    Human Resource Development Institute
    Represents: Chicago Community Network Coordinating Entities Group
  • Agatha Lowe, Ph.D., Director,
    Chicago Department of Public Health
    Represents: Chicago Community Network Coordinating Entities Group
  • Stephen A. Martin, Jr., Ph.D., M.P.H,
    Chief Operating Officer, Bureau of Health Services
    Cook County Department of Public Health
    Represents: Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium
  • Miriam Link-Mullison, MS, RD
    Public Health Administrator
    Jackson County Health Department
    Represents: Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
  • Elizabeth Patton, RN, BSN,MBA
    Public Health Administrator
    East Side Health District
    Represents: Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
  • David Remmert, MPH, Public Health Administrator
    Dewitt-Piatt Bi-County Health Department
    Represents: Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators
  • Charlene Wells
    Represents:
    Illinois Department of Public Health