Juvenile Justice Advisory Board

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Orlando Mayorga

Contact E-Mail



The board shall advise the Director concerning policy matters and programs of the Department with regard to the custody, care, study, discipline, training and treatment of persons in the State correctional institutions and for the care and supervision of persons released on parole.


6 years until successor is appointed; Initial terms-3 expire in 2007; 3 expire in 2008; 3 expire in 2009; 2 expire in 2010--6-1-06 effective date

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation



Interest in and knowledge of juvenile correctional work. No state officials in any other capacity.




12 members: 11 appointed by the Governor; Director, Department of Juvenile Justice (ex-officio).


Elected by the board


730 ILCS5/3-2.5-65

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Wilson, Eva Annetta 05/31/2014 08/01/2008 Governor Member Cook
Vollen-Katz, Jennifer 05/31/2027 09/17/2012 Governor Member Lake
Mueller, Heidi Statute Chair, Ex-Officio Director of Department of Juvenile Justice
Stone, Randolph 05/31/2009 09/01/2008 Governor Member Cook
Olson, Meghan 05/31/2026 03/22/2024 Governor Member Cook
Brandon, Walter 05/31/2009 10/01/2008 Governor Member St. Clair
Olson, David 05/31/2025 08/01/2008 Governor Member Cook
North, Jennifer 05/31/2019 09/20/2013 Governor Member Cook
Butler, Jerry 05/31/2019 09/20/2013 Governor Member Kane
VACANT 05/31/2016 Governor Member
VACANT Governor Member
Velasquez, Rick 05/31/2014 08/01/2008 Governor Member Cook