Sex Offender Management Board

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Sarah Brown-Foiles

Contact Title

Manager of Sex Offender Services, Illinois Department of Corrections

Function

To develop and implement standards and laws to protect victims and communities and to hold offenders accountable through the identification, treatment and monitoring of both adult and juvenile sex offenders. The Board approves sex offender evaluators and treatments providers who meet current standards and guidelines.

Term

5 years, may be reappointed.

Senate Confirmation

No

Party Affiliation

N/A

Qualifications

See Composition. In addition, each member shall demonstrate substantial expertise and experience in the field of sexual assault.

Compensation

No compensation. Reimbursed for travel expenses subject to availability of funds.

Composition

22 members total: Governor appointments: -- One member representing Probation Services based on the recommendation of the Illinois Probation and Court Services Association; -- One member representing the Department of Corrections; -- One member representing the Department of Juvenile Justice; -- One member representing the Department of Human Services; -- One member representing the Illinois State Police; -- One member representing the Department of Children and Family Services; -- Two members who are representatives of law enforcement, at least one officer with juvenile sex offender experience; -- One member being the President of the Illinois Polygraph Society of his or her designee; -- One member being the President of the Illinois Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers or his or her designee. Attorney General appointments: -- One member representing the Office of the Attorney General; -- One member who is a licensed mental health professional with documented expertise in the treatment of sex offenders; --Two members who are State's Attorneys or assistant State's Attorneys, one representing juvenile court matters and one representing felony court matters; -- Two members appointed by the Attorney General who are recognized experts in the field of sexual assault and who can represent sexual assault victims and victims' rights organizations; Statutory appointments: -- One member being the Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts or his or her designee; -- One member being the Cook County State's Attorney or his or her designee; -- One member being the Director of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor or his or her designee; -- One member being the Cook County Public Defender or his or her designee; -- One member being the State Appellate Defender or his or her designee; -- One member being the Executive Director of the Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority (ICJIA) or his or her designee

Chair

Governor and Attorney General appoint a presiding officer from among the members.

Authority

20 ILCS 4026/15


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Tarzia, Elizabeth Statute Member, Cook County Public Defender
Menzenberger, Margaret 09/22/2026 09/22/2021 Attorney General Member, Office of Attorney General Rep.
Warshawsky, Jonathan 02/26/2026 02/26/2021 Governor Member, Department of Juvenile Justice Jackson
Coleman, Sharon 01/31/2027 03/16/2022 Governor Member, Human Services Rep
Van Meter, Brian 01/31/2027 02/14/2022 Governor Member, Probation Service Rep Kendall
Brown-Foiles, Sarah 06/19/2023 03/19/2021 Governor Member, Corrections Rep Lake
Vacant 06/19/2026 Governor Member, State Police Rep Sangamon
Anton, Michael 01/08/2018 03/07/2014 Governor Member, Illinois Polygraph Society DuPage
Vacant Governor Member, Illinois Chapter of the Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers Kane
Tinwalla, Dr. Abdi 09/22/2026 09/22/2021 Attorney General Member, Licensed Mental Health Professional
Bullard, Jacqueline Statute Member, State Appellate Defender
Delfino, Patrick Statute Member, State's Attorney Appellate Prosecutor
Milleville, Annette Statute Member, Cook County State's Attorney
Owens, Michele "Mickie" 09/22/2026 09/22/2021 Attorney General Member, Sexual Assault and Victims' Rights Rep.
Ward, Carrie 09/22/2026 09/22/2021 Attorney General Member, Sexual Assault and Victims' Rights Rep.
Costello, Carol 09/22/2026 09/22/2021 Attorney General Member, State’s Attorney or assistant state’s attorney
Foley, Alison 09/22/2026 09/22/2021 Attorney General Member, State’s Attorney or assistant state’s attorney
Adam, Najma 06/19/2023 03/24/2010 Governor Member, Dept of Children and Family Services Lake
Foli, Vernon 06/19/2019 12/12/2014 Governor Member, Law Enforcement Rep Sangamon
Vacant Governor Member, Law Enforcement Rep (Juvenile Rep)
Adams, Delrice Statute Member, Illinois Criminal Justice Information Authority
Hunt, Dan 02/22/2024 Statute Member, Director of the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts