The Illinois Interagency Task Force on Homelessness


The Task Force shall meet at least four times a year.


March 14, 2022

June 30, 2022

September 12, 2022

December 9, 2022

Board/Commission/Task Force Requirements

Training Requirements

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Task Force membership shall consist of senior members of State agencies to be appointed by the Governor, in consultation with the Chief, that have relevancy to ending and preventing homelessness.

Member Organization Member Since
Dr. Carmen Ayala Illinois State Board of Education 2/7/2022
Paula Basta Illinois Department of Aging 2/7/2022
Brian Durham Illinois Community College Board 2/7/2022
Theresa Eagleson Illinois Healthcare and Family Services 2/7/2022
Ngozi O. Ezike Illinois Department of Public Health 2/7/2022
Kristin Faust Illinois Housing Development Authority 2/7/2022
Sylvia Garcia Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity 2/7/2022
Christine Haley Illinois State Homelessness Chief 2/7/2022
Grace Hou Illinois Department of Human Services 2/7/2022
Rob Jeffreys Illinois Department of Corrections 2/7/2022
Brendan Kelly Illinois State Police 2/7/2022
Heidi E. Mueller Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice 2/7/2022
Ginger Ostro Illinois Board of Higher Education 2/7/2022
Terry Prince Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs 2/7/2022
Kristin Richards Illinois Department of Employment Security 2/7/2022
Marc D. Smith Illinois Department of Children and Family Services 2/7/2022