Organizational Change in the Division of Developmental Disabilities

Department of Human Services
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Information Bulletin

Organizational Change in the Division of Developmental Disabilities
September, 2012


This Information Bulletin serves as official notice of an internal organizational change within the Department of Human Services' Division of Developmental Disabilities.

Effective immediately, the Bureau of Metro-Chicago Networks and Bureau of Greater Illinois Networks will combine to form the Bureau of Regional Services within the Division of Developmental Disabilities.

The Bureau of Regional Services includes the City of Chicago Region, North Suburban Region, South Suburban Region, Northwest Region, North Central Region, Central Region, and Southern Region. The geographic boundaries of these Regions are identical to the previous Networks.  Please see "Contacting Your Region Facilitator" for the names and contact information for the Bureau Chief, Region Facilitators, and Region Representatives.

Mary Spriggs Ploessl, Deputy Director for Community Services, oversees the operation of the Bureau of Regional Services and Bureau of Transitional Services. Should you have any questions regarding the Bureau of Regional Services, please contact Ms. Spriggs-Ploessl at:

Office: (217) 524-2514 

Cell: (217) 836-4008