Quality Enhancement Section (QES) Staff Contact Information

Mailing address:  600 East Ash Street, Building 400, Mail Stop 2 North, Springfield, IL  62703
Phone: (217) 524-1598
Fax: (217) 782-9444
TTY: (866) 376-8446

Kristin Semanik   Quality Enhancement Unit Supervisor  Email: Kristin.Semanik@Illinois.gov Contact Number: (217) 558-1511

Provides oversight in identifying, developing, presenting and following up on all training programs and curriculum, that improves the health, welfare, safety and attainment of personal goals for individuals with developmental disabilities in any location that is certified, funded, or licensed by DHS (including CILAs and CDS providers). Webinar and Curriculum Development should be directed to Kristin. Provides leadership to the Quality Enhancement Unit at the Division.

Anne Godman, Executive I, Email: Anne.Godman2@illinois.gov Contact Number: (217) 986-0868

Issues related to: Direct Support Professional Training, DSP Instructor, Training Program Credentialing,  Residential Director Training, Direct Support Professional and Health Care Worker Registry/DSP Issues,

Gary Tucker, Quality Enhancement Specialist, Email: Gary.Tucker@illinois.gov Contact Number: (217) 557-6262

Human Rights Committee Chairperson Training,  Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional Training and QIDP/DSP, Instructor and Training Program Credentialing, Trainer of other Division curricula, Webinar and Curriculum Development

Direct inquiries about Continuing Education (CE) Approvals to Gary Tucker