Examiners, Illinois Board of

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Carla Ratchford

Contact Title

Executive Director

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The Board shall adopt and prescribe rules and regulation for a fair and impartial method of determining the qualifications of applicants for examination.


3 years, or until successor is appointed and qualified, with a maximum of 2 full terms.

Senate Confirmation





11 examiners: - 2 public members - 1 CPA/licensed attorney - 1 CPA/active or retired educator - 7 CPAs


225 ILCS 450/2

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Abraham, Rose Ann 07/31/2026 09/25/2020 Governor Member, CPA DuPage
Homer, Thomas 07/31/2024 03/24/2017 Governor Member, Public DuPage
Gavin, Amanda 07/31/2025 08/25/2020 Governor Member, CPA Woodford
Danton, Stephen 07/31/2024 08/24/2018 Governor Member, public Will
Whitlock, Brian 07/31/2024 08/24/2018 Governor Member, CPA, Attorney Cook
Rodrigo, Leilani 07/31/2024 10/22/2021 Governor Member, CPA Cook
Plascencia, Luis 07/31/2026 09/30/2020 Governor Member, CPA-Educator Cook
Lee, Sook 07/31/2026 09/29/2020 Governor Member, CPA Cook
Caldwell, Martrice 07/31/2025 08/27/2020 Governor Member, CPA Cook
Prado, Maria de J. 07/31/2025 08/25/2020 Governor Member, CPA Cook
O'Connor, Annette 07/31/2024 10/01/2018 Governor Member, CPA Cook