Generative AI and Natural Language Processing Task Force

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Jenifer Johnson; Kiswai Broomfield

Contact E-Mail

Jenifer.L.Johnson@Illinois.gov; Kiswai.Broomfield2@Illinois.gov

Function

The Task Force shall investigate and provide a report on generative artificial intelligence software and natural language processing software.

Senate Confirmation

No

Compensation

None

Composition

The Task Force shall be composed of all of the following members: 1) 1 member appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, who shall serve as a co-chairperson; 2) 1 member appointed by the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives; 3) 1 member appointed by the President of the Senate, who shall serve as a co-chairperson; 4) 1 member appointed by the Minority Leader of the Senate; 5) The Secretary of the Department of Innovation and Technology or their designee; 6) The State Superintendent of Education or their designee; 7) The Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Board or their designee; 8) The Executive Director of the Board of Higher Education or their designee; 9) 2 teachers recommended by a statewide association appointed by the Governor; 10) 2 principals recommended by a statewide principals association, appointed by the Governor; 11) 2 experts on cybersecurity, appointed by the Governor; 12) 2 experts on artificial intelligence, appointed by the Governor; 13) 2 members of statewide business associations, appointed by the Governor; 14) The Statewide Chief Information Security Officer or their designee; 15) 2 members of statewide labor associations, appointed by the Governor; 16) The Attorney General or their designee.

Chair

Co-chairs appointed by President of the Senate and Speaker of the House

Authority

20 ILCS 1370/1-80 / Public Act 103-0451


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Rashid, Rep. Abdelnasser 08/10/2023 Speaker of the House Co-Chair
Diers, Tyler 10/02/2023 Minority Leader of the House Member
Stroller, Sen. Win 09/08/2023 Minority Leader of the Senate Member
Peters, Sen. Robert 01/08/2025 08/25/2023 President of the Senate Co-Chair
Gupta, Sanjay Statute Member Secretary of the Department of Innovation and Technology
Helfer, Jason 11/28/2023 Statute Member State Superintendent of Education
Follis, Jerry 01/17/2024 Statute Member Executive Director of the Illinois Community College Board
Gebke, Jill 01/18/2024 Statute Member Executive Director of the Board of Higher Education
VACANT Governor Member Teacher recommended by a statewide association representation teachers
Fatheree, Joseph 03/22/2024 Governor Member Teacher recommended by a statewide association representation teachers Effingham
VACANT Governor Member Principal recommended by a statewide principals association
Ripka, Deidre 05/24/2024 Governor Member Principal recommended by a statewide principals association Tazewell
Zhdanov, Dmitry 03/29/2024 Governor Member Expert on cybersecurity McLean
Vasquez Jr., Juan Manuel 03/29/2024 Governor Member Expert on cybersecurity Cook
Crichlow, Jennie 03/22/2024 Governor Member Expert on artificial intelligence Cook
Aramayo, Angie 04/05/2024 Governor Member Expert on artificial intelligence Cook
VACANT Governor Member Statewide Business Association Rep.
VACANT Governor Member Statewide Business Association Rep.
Bowen, Jason Statute Member Statewide Chief Information Security Officer, DOIT
Beck, David 02/09/2024 Governor Member Statewide Labor Association Rep. Champaign
Shavzin,, Richard 03/09/2024 Governor Member Statewide Labor Association Rep. Cook
Van Hise, Matthew 11/09/2023 Statute Member Attorney General