Guardianship and Advocacy Commission
Board and Commission Details
Kenya A. Jenkins-Wright
Illinois Guardianship & Advocacy Commission, General Counsel
The Commission provides legal assistance to mentally ill, the developmentally disabled, and physically handicapped; investigates complaints of violations of mental health and disability laws by service providers; arranges guardianship for adults incapable of managing their own personal or financial affairs. The Commission shall annually elect a Chairman. 6 members constitute a quorum.
3 years. Terms ending June 30, beginning on July 1, and until successor is appointed. A member may serve a maximum of 2 consecutive terms.
11 appointed by the Governor. 1 (at least) 60 years of age.
Elected by the Board for 1-year terms at 1st meeting of the year
20 ILCS 3955/3
|Name||Member Expiration||Member Since||Affiliation||Appointed By||Position||Title||County|
|Dew, Donald||06/30/2024||10/09/2020||Governor||Member, Vice Chair||Cook|
|Morrison, Sen. Julie||06/30/2023||03/15/2021||Governor||Member||Lake|
|Stewart, Ava George||06/30/2025||08/05/2022||Governor||Member||Cook|
|Williams, Sonni Choi||06/30/2021||10/02/2020||Governor||Member,Chair||Will|