Community Advisory Council on Homelessness

Board and Commission Details

Compensation

Expenses

Composition

The Advisory Council shall be co-chaired by the Chief Homelessness Officer and a member of the Advisory Council designated by the Governor. The Advisory Council shall consist of all of the following members appointed by the Governor. Members appointed to the Advisory Council must reflect the racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity of this State. The Chief may include any State agency staff that they deem necessary as ex officio, non-voting members of the Community Advisory Council. (A) Three members with lived experience of homelessness or housing insecurity, which may include, but are not limited to, formerly incarcerated persons, veterans, and youth (16 to 25 years old). (B) One member representing individuals with disabilities. (C) Two members representing the philanthropic private funding sector. (D) One member representing a statewide behavioral health advocacy organization. (E) One member representing a statewide housing advocacy organization. (F) At least 2 members representing local Continuums of Care. (G) At least 3 members representing local units of government (municipal, county, or township). (H) One member representing an organization that supports victims of domestic violence. (I) A minimum of 4 members representing providers of the homeless response system inclusive of, but not limited to, emergency supportive housing, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, homeless youth programs, and homeless prevention. (J) Two members, who may or may not meet the qualification requirements for the other appointees. Members shall serve without compensation, but public members may be reimbursed for reasonable and necessary travel expenses connected to Task Force business. Persons with lived experience of homelessness and housing insecurity, who are not otherwise compensated by employers to attend the Community Advisory Council, shall receive compensation for each quarterly Council meeting attended.

Authority

PA 103-0269


Member Names

Name Member Expiration Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position Title County
Haley, Christine 11/06/2023 Governer Chair (designated by Governor) Cook
Gaston, Otha 09/22/2023 Governor Member Lived experience of homelessness or housing insecurity, which may include, but are not limited to, formerly incarcerated persons, veterans, and youth (16 to 25 years old). Cook
Rowe, Richard R. 03/15/2024 Governor Member Lived experience of homelessness or housing insecurity, which may include, but are not limited to, formerly incarcerated persons, veterans, and youth (16 to 25 years old). Cook
Lund, Ronald 09/23/2023 Governor Member Lived experience of homelessness or housing insecurity, which may include, but are not limited to, formerly incarcerated persons, veterans, and youth (16 to 25 years old). Scott
Herring, Sr. John S. 02/09/2024 Governor Member Representing individuals with disabilities. Sangamon
Reznick, Deborah 09/29/2023 Governor Member Representing the philanthropic private funding sector. Cook
Wilson Nicole Francis 09/29/2023 Governor Member Representing the philanthropic private funding sector. Woodford
Vacant Governor Member Member representing a statewide behavioral health advocacy organization
Kelly, Niya 11/09/2023 Governor Member Representing a statewide housing advocacy organization Cook
Hill, Jennifer 09/22/2023 Governor Member Representing local Continuums of Care. Cook
Deters, Sandy 09/22/2023 Governor Member Representing local Continuums of Care. Cumberland
Knazze, Brandie V. 09/29/2023 Governor Member Representing local units of government (municipal, county, or township). Cook
Vacant Governor Member Representing local units of government (municipal, county, or township).
Vacant Governor Member Representing local units of government (municipal, county, or township).
Warner, Linda A. 09/22/2023 Governor Member Representing an organization that supports victims of domestic violence Shelby
Vacant Governor Member Representing providers of the homeless response system inclusive of, but not limited to, emergency supportive housing, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, homeless youth programs, and homeless prevention.
Vacant Governor Member Representing providers of the homeless response system inclusive of, but not limited to, emergency supportive housing, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, homeless youth programs, and homeless prevention.
Vacant Governor Member Representing providers of the homeless response system inclusive of, but not limited to, emergency supportive housing, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, homeless youth programs, and homeless prevention.
Muñoz, Jose M. 05/10/2024 Governor Member Representing providers of the homeless response system inclusive of, but not limited to, emergency supportive housing, rapid rehousing, permanent supportive housing, homeless youth programs, and homeless prevention. Cook
Ross, Carolyn K. 10/27/2023 Governor Member Representative from local Continuums of Care Will
Reyna Guerro, Susan 10/27/2023 Governor Member Member Cook