Steering Committee - Life Choices System Transformation

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

Purpose

Life Choices is overseen by a Steering Committee which includes staff from the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities (ICDD), consultants from the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) and the Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Senior Staff. The Steering Committee receives and reviews all recommendations, determines implementation and impact.

Steering Committee Members

Kimberly Mercer-Schleider Director, Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities

Mary Lou Bourne Director of NCI and Quality Assurance,

National Assoc. of State Directors of Developmental Disability Services

Jeanine Zlockie Director of Communications and Educational Programs,

National Assoc. of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services

Division of Developmental Disabilities Senior Staff

Greg Fenton Director

Kathy Ward Chief of Staff

Jerry Stam Deputy Director, Bureau of SODC Operations

Daryl Jackson Senior Policy Advisor

Bronwyn Rains Senior Policy Advisor

Reta Hoskin Associate Director/Bureau Chief,

Bureau of Program Development & Medicaid Administration

Maureen Haugh-Stover Bureau Chief, Bureau of Community Services

Gary Kramer Bureau Chief, Bureau of Community Reimbursement & Program Support

Jayma Bernhard Page Bureau Chief, Bureau of Quality Management

Kit O'Brien Cota Life Choices Program Manager

Andrea Medley Life Choices Statewide Coordinator

Helpful Team Meeting Documents

Meeting Minutes - Life Choices Steering Committee