Criminal Justice Information Authority, Illinois

Board and Commission Details


The Authority develops, evaluates and coordinates programs for the improvement of law enforcement and the administration of criminal justice; administers private, state and federal grant programs related to all phases of the administration of criminal justice; engages in research and acts as a repository and clearinghouse for federal, state and local research studies in all phases of the criminal justice system; and develops, operates and coordinates criminal justice information systems to promote the availability, completeness and accuracy of criminal history record information with due regard for federal and state privacy policy.


4 years, beginning 3rd Monday in January of odd-numbered years, and until a successor is appointed.

Senate Confirmation





The membership of the Authority shall consist of the Illinois Attorney General, or his or her designee, the Director of Corrections, the Director of the Illinois State Police, the Director of Public Health, the Director of Children and Family Services, the Sheriff of Cook County, the State's Attorney of Cook County, the clerk of the circuit court of Cook County, the President of the Cook County Board of Commissioners, the Superintendent of the Chicago Police Department, the Director of the Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor, the Executive Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training Standards Board, the State Appellate Defender, the Public Defender of Cook County, and the following additional members, each of whom shall be appointed by the Governor: a circuit court clerk, a sheriff, a State's Attorney of a county other than Cook, a Public Defender of a county other than Cook, a chief of police, 2 individuals who report having been incarcerated, and 4 members of the general public.


Designated by the Governor


20 ILCS 3930/4

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Grant, Keith 01/16/2027 02/10/2023 Governor Member Public Defender Outside of Cook County Lake
Rinehart, Eric 01/16/2027 01/13/2023 Governor Member State's Attorney outside Cook County Lake
Calloway, Keith Statute Ex-Officio, Member Director, Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board
Martinez, Iris Statute Ex-Officio, Member Cook County Circuit Clerk Cook
Kelly, Brendan Statute Ex-Officio, Member Director of Illinois State Police Sangamon
Hughes, Latoya Statute Ex-Officio, Member Director of Corrections
Mitchell Jr., Sharone Statute Ex-Officio, Member Public Defender of Cook County Cook
Vohra, Dr. Sameer Statute Ex-Officio, Member Director, Illinois Department of Public Health
Mueller, Heidi Statute Ex-Officio, Member Director, Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
Preckwinkle, Toni Statute Ex-Officio, Member Cook County Board President Cook
Echevarria, Eric P. 01/18/2027 02/13/2024 Governor Member Chief of Police Peoria
Raoul, Kwame Statute Ex-Officio, Member Attorney General Cook
Dramé , Ahmadou 01/16/2027 08/04/2023 Governor Member Public DuPage
Adams, Candice 01/16/2026 09/12/2022 Governor Member Circuit Court Clerk outside Cook
Delfino, Patrick Statute Ex-Officio, Member State Appellate Prosecutor Sangamon
Chadd, James Statute Ex-Officio, Member State Appellate Defender
Snelling, Larry Statute Ex-Officio, Member Superintendent, Chicago Police Department Cook
Olson, David 01/16/2025 03/09/2018 Governor Member, Chair Public Cook
Coffey, Vickii 01/18/2027 07/08/2022 Governor Member Public
Dart, Tom Statute Ex-Officio, Member Cook County Sheriff Cook
Parker, Kendal 01/16/2025 09/18/2023 Governor Member Public Cook
Foxx, Kim Statute Vice Chair, Ex-Officio, Member State's Attorney of Cook County Cook
VACANT Governor Member Formerly Incarcerated
Davis-EL, Jerry 01/17/2028 02/23/2024 Governor Member Cook
VACANT Governor Member Sheriff Outside Cook County