Developmental Disabilities Regulatory Advisory Board (DDRAB)


Pursuant to 405 ILCS 80/11-1 the Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Developmental Disabilities appoints a Developmental Disabilities Regulatory Advisory Board (DDRAB) whose members consult with the Department regarding Parts 115, 116, 117, 119, and 120 of Title 59 of the Illinois Administrative Code.

Advisory Board Requirements

Training Requirements

Please visit the link above to view the training requirements for this Board/Commission/Committee/Task Force.


Developmental Disability (DD) Regulatory Advisory Board is mandated to meet at least one time each calendar year; additional meetings are scheduled as necessary.

2024 DDRAB Meeting Schedule

  • March 26, 2024
  • May 28, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
  • September 24, 2024
  • November 26, 2024

Meeting Archives


The Advisory Board is composed of variety of stakeholders including persons who receive developmental disability services funded by the Division as well as guardians or family members of persons with developmental disabilities. The Director of the Division of Developmental Disabilities, representative of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services and the Office of the State Fire Marshal also participate. The Board includes representatives from statewide membership organizations, advocacy and labor union organizations.

Member Affiliation
Stacey Aschemann Equip for Equality
Krescene Beck Blue Tower Solutions, Inc.
Mike Bibo The Center for
Kathy Carmody The Institute on Public Policy
Katherine Hamann Family
Vickie Kean Don Moss & Associates, Inc.
Amie Lulinski The ARC of Illinois
Margaret Lyons AFSCME 31
Andrea Medley Division of Developmental Disabilities
Scott Mendell Family
Sarah Myerscough-Mueller Chief of Staff, Division of Developmental Disabilities
Beth Owens IL. Assoc. of Rehabilitation Facilities
Jeff Rath Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal
Pamela Winsel IL. Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services

IDHS Administrative Support

Division of Developmental Disabilities Contact: Andrea Medley, Strategic Planning Unit at or at (217) 524-2520