Illinois Interagency Council on Early Intervention

Description

The Illinois Interagency Council on Early Intervention advises and assists the Lead Agency, Illinois Department of Human Services, Bureau of Early Intervention, in the development, implementation, and evaluation of a comprehensive early intervention program for birth to three infants and toddlers with developmental disabilities and delays and their families.

For additional information, click here: Illinois Interagency Council on Early Intervention (IICEI) Overview & How To Apply.

Council Requirements

Training Requirements

  • Open Meetings Act (upon appointment/entry)
  • Ethics Training Program for State Employees and Appointees
  • Harassment and Discrimination Prevention Training

Governing Statues

Federal Statute

State Statute

Meetings

Meeting Archives

Membership

Member Name Organization/Affiliation Term Expiration
Michelle Baldock IL Department of Insurance Designee Not Applicable
Esther Beard Advocate Representative, Community Organizing and Family Issues (COFI) 06/03/25
Meghan Burke Parent Representative 10/20/22
Kisha Davis IDHS Designee, Division of Family & Community Services, Child Care Not Applicable
Lynnette DeGraffenreid Provider Representative, Early Intervention Developmental Therapist 10/20/23
Benjamin Delgado Provider Representative, Early Intervention Developmental Therapist 10/20/20
Tom Demmer General Assembly Representative 10/20/20
Brenda DeVito Chairperson, Clearbrook 10/03/25
Kristina Doan Illinois State Board of Education Designee, Part B Coord. Not Applicable
Donna Emmons Headstart Representative 10/20/19
Charles Farr Child and Family Connections Representative, Rural Area 06/03/25
Jennifer Gentile IDHS Designee, Division of Developmental Disabilities Not Applicable
Margaret Harkness Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities Designee Not Applicable
Vicki Hodges Homeless Designee, McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Not Applicable
Dee Dee Lowery Child and Family Connections Representative, Urban Area 04/19/20
Christine Doyle Morrison Provider Representative, Early Intervention Occupational Therapist 10/20/23
Ginger Mullin Illinois Department of Public Health Designee Not Applicable
Lori Orr Early Learning Council Representative, Governor's Office Not Applicable
Rosalina Perez Parent Representative 10/20/18
Nisha Sanghvi Provider Representative, Early Intervention Occupational Therapist 10/20/21
Rosa Milagros Santos Personnel Preparation Representative 10/20/25
Shelly Roat Illinois Division of Specialized Care for Children Designee Not Applicable
Becca Trevino Parent Representative 10/20/22
Marie T. VonDeBur  IL Department of Healthcare & Family Services Designee Not Applicable
Angel Williams IL Department of Children & Family Services Designee Not Applicable
Constance Williams IDHS Designee, Division of Mental Health Not Applicable
Amy Zimmerman Advocate Representative, Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Chicago 06/03/19

IDHS Administrative Support

Jenni Grissom
Illinois Department of Human Services/Division of Family & Community Services
Bureau of Early Intervention
823 East Monroe Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Email: jennifer.grissom@illinois.gov
Phone: 217/524-1596

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