Equity and Inclusion, Commission on
Board and Commission Details
The Commission shall have a role in all State and university procurement by facilitiating communications between the Business Enterprise Council for Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities, the purchasing entities, the Chief Procurement Officers, and others. The Commission may create a scoring evaluating for State agency directors, public university presidents and chancellors, and public community college presidents. The Commission shall provide support for diversity in State hiring and oversee the implementation of diversity training of the State workforce. The Commission shall propose legislative changes to increase inclusion and diversity in State government and have oversight over the Illinois African-American Family Commission, the Illinois Latino Family Commission, the Asian American Family Commission, the Illinois Muslim American Advisory Council, the Illinois African-American Fair Contracting Commission, and the Business Enterprise Council.
4 shall be appointed for a term to expire on the third Monday of January 2023, and 3 (including the Chair) shall be appointed for a term to expire on the third Monday of January 2025. Thereafter, each member shall serve for a term of 4 years and until his or her successor is appointed.
No more than 4 members of the same political party
Chairperson $141,059 per annum; Members $134,288 per annum
7 members appointed by the Governor
Governor designates Chair
30 ILCS 574/40-5
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Salentine, Benjamin A.||01/18/2027||06/05/2023||Independent||Governor||Member|
|Costes, Cleric Richard||01/20/2025||10/05/2022||Democrat||Governor||Member||Cook|