Trauma Advisory Council, State

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Robin Watts

Contact Title

Administrative Assistant, IL Department of Public Health

Contact Phone


Contact E-Mail


The Council advises the Department of Public Health on matters related to trauma care and trauma centers.


3 years, and until successor is appointed and qualified

Senate Confirmation


Party Affiliation



None specified.


Reimbursed for expenses.


Membership of the Council shall include one representative from each Regional Trauma Advisory Committee, and 8 members appointed by the Governor, as follows: - one EMS Medical Director - one trauma center medical director - one trauma surgeon - one trauma nurse coordinator - one representative from a private vehicle service provider - one representative from a public vehicle service provider - one member of the State EMS Advisory Council - one neurosurgeon


210 ILCS 50/3.205

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Voights, Mary Beth Region 6 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Wall, Jarrod Region 3 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
VanVleet, Stacy 11/03/2018 11/03/2015 Region 1 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Brandmeyer, Eric 11/03/2018 11/03/2015 Region 4 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Shah, Manoj Region 9 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Watson, William 11/03/2018 11/03/2015 Region 10 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Doherty, James 11/03/2018 11/03/2015 Region 7 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Gonzalez, Richard 08/08/2020 08/08/2017 Region 8 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Hevesy, George Region 2 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
Aldinger, Glenn E. 12/12/2017 04/07/2007 Governor Member, EMS advisory Council Cook
VACANT Governor Member, Private Vehicle Service Prov.
Ritter, Lori 12/12/2018 11/08/2013 Governor Member, Trauma Nurse Coordinator Tazewell
Wall, Jarrod 12/12/2020 09/29/2017 Governor Member, Trauma Surgeon Sangamon
Arain, Mohammed 12/12/2020 03/05/2010 Governor Member, Trauma Center Director DuPage
Pearlman, Michael 08/08/2020 08/08/2017 Governor Member, EMS Medical Director
VACANT Governor Member, Neurosurgeon
Brandon, Gene Region 5 Trauma Advisory Committee Member
VACANT Governor Member, Public Vehicle Service Provider
Fantus, Richard Region 11 Trauma Advisory Committee Member