Children and Family Services Advisory Council
Board and Commission Details
Associate Deputy Director, External Communications and Advisory Groups Illinois Department of Children and Family Services
The Council advises the Department on services and programs affecting children and adults under Department’s care.
Beginning July 1, 2015, the Advisory Council shall include as appointed members at least one youth from each of the Department of Children and Family Services' regional youth advisory boards established pursuant to Section 5 of the Department of Children and Family Services Statewide Youth Advisory Board Act and at least 2 adult former wards of the Department of Children and Family Services.
21 members appointed by Governor with advice and consent of the Senate - 1 at least 60 years of age
Elected by board
20 ILCS 5/5-535, 605
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Martin, Nicholas Ryan||01/16/2025||11/10/2022||Governor||Member|
|VACANT||Governor||Member||DCFS Youth Advisory Board - Southern|
|VACANT||Governor||Member||DCFS Youth Advisory Board - Cook|
|VACANT||Governor||Member||DCFS Youth Advisory Board - Central|
|VACANT||Governor||Member||DCFS Youth Advisory Board - Northern|