Logan Square, Avondale and Hermosas Expanded Mental Health Services Program and Governing Commission

Board and Commission Details


The Governing Commission shall maintain the expanded mental health services fund for the purposes of paying the costs of administering the Program and carrying out its duties under this Act, subject to the limitations and procedures set forth in this Act.


2 will serve 3-year terms, 2 will serve 1-year terms, and 1 member will serve a 2-year term; All following terms will be for 3 years

Senate Confirmation





The LSAH EMHSP Fund will be overseen by a 9-member commission with 5 members appointed by the Governor and 4 by the Mayor. 4 must be chosen from a list of nominees supplied by community organizations in LSAH; they must be residents of LSAH; 1 must be a mental health profession and 1 a mental health consumer


405 ILCS 22/15

Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Reyes, Melissa Texcahua 08/16/2023 08/26/2022 Governor Member
Charlotte, Flynn 08/16/2024 08/19/2022 Governor Member
Parizek, John 08/16/2026 08/16/2019 Governor Member Cook
Ramirez, Milka 08/16/2025 08/16/2019 Governor Member Cook
Brake, Andrew 08/16/2025 08/16/2019 Governor Member Cook
Klassen, Brian 06/10/2024 Mayor of Chicago Member
Collins, Diane 06/10/2025 Mayor of Chicago Member
Roldan, Andres 06/10/2025 Mayor of Chicago Member
VACANT Mayor of Chicago Member