As outlined in the Act, the Department of Human Services convened a working group of State entity representatives, stakeholders, and other appropriate individuals and officials to advise and assist in the process of reviewing and amending the IITAA Standards.

The Department wishes to thank the following individuals for volunteering to assist with the process: 

  • Matt Allen, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Nate Argo, Southern Illinois University/Illinois workNet
  • Shirisha Balusani, University of Illinois
  • Diana Baranzelli, Department of Transportation
  • Christy Blew, University of Illinois
  • Ray Campbell, United Airlines
  • Craig Carpentier, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Krystal Connolly, Illinois Assistive Technology Program
  • Jason Crotchett, Illinois School for the Visually Impaired
  • Pawel Czarnota, University of Illinois as Chicago
  • Michelle DeYoung, Microsoft
  • Vance Dhooge, Illinois Assistive Technology Program
  • Andrea Finn, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Elena Forster, Department of Human Services/Blind Services
  • Todd Goetz, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • John Gordon, Department of Human Services/Blind Services
  • Corey-Anne Gulkewicz, Department of Human Services
  • Jon Gunderson, University of Illinois
  • Willie Gunther, Illinois Assistive Technology Program
  • Keith Hays, University of Illinois
  • Art Hermes, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Ed Holt, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Matt Housewright, Western Illinois University
  • Rita Howells,
  • Nicholas Hoyt, University of Illinois
  • Teri Karpman, University of Illinois
  • Jeanne Kitchens, Southern Illinois University/Illinois workNet
  • Mike Kramer, University of Illinois
  • Lori Lane, University of Illinois
  • Nick Langley, Illinois School for the Deaf
  • Dan Lorenc, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Patricia Malik, University of Illinois
  • Mike McIntyre, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Marla McKinney, University of Illinois
  • Jeremy Merritt, Western Illinois University
  • Daniel Miller, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • BJ Moore, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Lisa Morgan, Human Kinetics
  • Dawn Moushon, Department of Human Services/Blind Services
  • Tim Offenstein, University of Illinois
  • Edwin Ostos, Illinois Assistive Technology Program
  • Tim Payne, Illinois Commerce Commission
  • Janet Peters, Great Lakes ADA Center
  • Nate Porter, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Serena Preston, Illinois School for the Visually Impaired
  • Kevin Price, University of Illinois as Chicago
  • Ganapathi Ramaswamy, Department of Human Services
  • Melissa Romanotto, MSF&W
  • Chris Scheufele, Southern Illinois University/Illinois workNet
  • TJ Schlouski, Illinois Assistive Technology Program
  • Suellen Scoby, University of Illinois
  • Mike Scott, Department of Human Services/Rehabilitation Technology
  • Bill Seagle, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Vickie Simpson, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Brad Smith, Illinois Commerce Commission
  • Daniel Szajna, University of Illinois
  • Kim Tarkowski, Blind Services Planning Council/LIFE CIL
  • Dan Thompson, Blind Services Planning Council
  • Joel Turner, Department of Innovation & Technology
  • Andrew Webb, Blind Services Planning Council/Equip fo Equality
  • Barry Wiser, Illinois School for the Visually Impaired
  • Reuel Wright, Illinois School for the Visually Impaired
  • Nathan Zak, MSF&W