Youth Budget Commission

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Curt Clemons-Mosby

Contact Phone

217-836-2943

Contact E-Mail

Curt.ClemonsMosby@illinois.gov

Function

The Youth Budget Commission is intended to create an annual fiscal scan that will, in turn, be used to advise the Governor and the General Assembly, as well as State agencies, on ways to improve and expand existing policies, services, programs, and opportunities for adolescents.

Term

Of the initial members appointed under the Section: 5 members shall serve for a 3-year term; 5 members shall serve for a 4-year term; and 5 members shall serve for a 5-year term. Their successors shall serve for 5-year terms.

Senate Confirmation

No

Qualifications

Each member shall have a working knowledge of youth development, human services, and economic public policy in Illinois. Commission members shall reflect regional representation to ensure that the needs of adolescents throughout the State of Illinois are met.

Compensation

Expenses

Composition

The Committee shall be compromised of 15 members appointed by the Governor. One chairperson shall be a representative of a statewide nonprofit children and family services organization who has previously completed a similar analysis of the Illinois state budget. The other chairperson shall be a member of the General Assembly. Of the remaining members: (1) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of low-income youth; (2) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of youth of color; (3) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of youth who are immigrants or are children of immigrants; (4) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of youth who identify as LGBTQ, gender non-conforming, or both; (5) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of youth who are disconnected from traditional educational systems; (6) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of youth who are experiencing homelessness; and (7) at least one member representing an organization that has expertise in the needs of youth and young adults involved with the justice system

Authority

15 ILCS 20/50-28


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Crabb, Sherrie L. 12/03/2022 12/03/2019 Governor Member Rep. organization that has expertise in needs of low-income youth Johnson
Vega, Alicia 10/31/2023 10/31/2019 Governor Member Rep. organization that has expertise in needs of youth of color Cook
VACANT 11/04/2022 11/04/2019 Governor Member Rep. organization that has expertise in needs of youth who are immigants or children of immigrants
Maley, Latonya 09/15/2023 09/15/2020 Governor Member Rep. organization that has expertise in needs of youth who identify as LGBTQ, gender non-conforming Cook
Zumdahl, Laura 11/01/2023 11/01/2019 Governor Member Rep. organizationthat has expertise in needs of youth who are experiencing homelessness Cook
Cates, Jobi 01/15/2023 01/15/2020 Governor Member Rep. organization that has expertise in needs of youth and young adults involved with the justice system Cook
Cates, Damon 10/21/2024 02/09/2024 Governor Member Cook
Kazmi, Reyahd 10/21/2024 10/21/2019 Governor Member Cook
Villa, Karina 11/15/2022 11/15/2019 Governor Member Kane
Lightford, Kimberly 10/21/2024 10/21/2019 Governor Member Cook
Corrigan- Halpern, Paula 10/23/2024 03/22/2024 Governor Co-Chair Rep. statewide nonprofit children and family services organization who has analyzed the state budget Cook
Ford, La Shawn K. 01/31/2024 01/31/2020 Governor Co-Chair General Assembly Member Cook
Krauss, Evan M. 07/17/2024 07/17/2020 Governor Member Madison
Huelsmann, Gary R. 07/17/2024 07/17/2020 Governor Member Madison
Thompson, Lisa 07/28/2025 07/28/2020 Governor Member McLean