Developmental Disabilities Regulatory Advisory Board (DDRAB)

Description

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.

Meetings

DD Regulatory Advisory Board is mandated to meet at least one time each calendar year. Meetings in addition to the ones listed below are scheduled as necessary.

2022 DDRAB Meeting Schedule

  • January 25, 2022 - Meeting cancelled
  • February 22, 2022
  • March 22, 2021
  • April 26, 2022 
  • May 24, 2022
  • June 28, 2022
  • July 26, 2022
  • August 23, 2022
  • September 27, 2022
  • October 25, 2022
  • November 29, 2022

Meeting Archives

Membership

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
Larry Eaton Office of State Fire Marshall
Katherine Hamann Family
Dante Jones Family
Vickie Kean Don Moss & Associates, Inc.
Meg Lewis AFSCME
Amie Lulinski The ARC of Illinois
Andrea Medley Division of Dev. Disabilities
Scott Mendell Family
Beth Owens IL. Assoc. of Rehabilitation Facilities
Allison Stark Director, Division of Dev. Disabilities
Pamela Windsel IL. Dept. of Healthcare and Family Services

IDHS Administrative Support

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

Ethics Officer Contact Information: DHS.EthicsOfficer@Illinois.gov