Hospital Licensing Board

Board and Commission Details

Contact Name

Jackie Richmond

Contact Phone


Contact E-Mail


The Board approves all rules, regulations, standards, and policy statements proposed by the Department of Public Health concerning establishment, operation, and licensure of Illinois hospitals.


3 years, beginning July 1 of staggered odd-numbered years.

Senate Confirmation



Governor considers recommendations from related professional organizations.




14 appointed by Governor - 4 representatives of general public (2 from hospital governing boards) - 1 registered professional nurse or advanced practice nurse - 3 hospital administrators actively engaged in supervision or administration of hospitals - 2 practicing physicians, licensed to practice medicine in all branches - 1 licensed to practice podiatric medicine - 1 dentist. Secretary, Department of Human Services, or designee, serves on the board along with 1 additional representative of Department of Human Services to be designated by secretary


Elected by the Board at first meeting of the year


210 ILCS 85/10

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Kolb, Matthew 06/30/2026 09/23/2022 Governor Member, Administrator
Belani, Kishore 06/30/2020 01/01/2005 Governor Member, Dentist Kane
Cummings, Gabrielle 06/30/2025 11/06/2019 Governor Member, Administrator Lake
Landers, Kimberly Ann 06/30/2019 01/24/2014 Governor Member, General Public Macon
Vacant 06/30/2018 Governor Chair, Member, Governing Board Will
Vacant 06/30/2022 05/14/2021 Governor Member, Physician
Cunningham, Mark (Ed) 06/30/2019 02/03/2017 Governor Member, Administrator Coles
Vacant Governor Member, Governing Board Winnebago
Antonacci, Jayne 08/22/2017 Statute Member DHS Secretary
Tee, Kim K. 06/30/2024 08/17/2018 Governor Member, Podiatrist Doctor Cook
Park, Kelly 06/30/2027 03/24/2024 Governor Member, General Public Lake
Goyal, Gagandeep 06/30/2026 01/20/2023 Governor Member, Physician Cook
Hughes, Brad 11/03/2016 DHS Member, DHS Secretary Designee Doctor
Reitz. Orin Erin 06/30/2026 07/28/2023 Governor Nurse Woodford