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C.D. Davidsmeyer, Co-Chair
David Koehler, Co-Chair
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March 30, 2016 Meeting Agenda and audio
Initial Notice Posted on March 16, 2016
Meeting Agenda March 30, 2016


Purpose: State Facility Closure Act Hearing
Illinois Youth Center at Kewanee

March 30, 2016; 5:00 p.m.
Kewanee High School
1121 East 3rd St., Kewanee, Illinois

  1. Call to Order:
    1. Co-Chair Senator Donne Trotter
    2. Co-Chair Representative Donald Moffitt
  2. State of Illinois Executive Branch Officials
    1. Candice Jones, Director, Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice (IDJJ)
    2. Beth Compton, Chief Legal Counsel, IDJJ
    3. Eva Moore, Deputy Director of Aftercare, IDJJ
    4. Jesse Montgomery, Deputy Director of Operations, IDJJ
    5. Heidi Mueller, Deputy Director of Programs, IDJJ
    6. Kiersten Neswick, Chief Financial Officer, IDJJ
    7. Marna Goodman, Chief of Professional Development and Training, IDJJ
    8. Jessica McMiller Baptiste, Chief of Staff, IDJJ
  3. Elected Officials
    1. Tim Wells, Treasurer, Henry County
    2. Gary Bradley, City Manager, City of Kewanee
    3. Marshall Jones, Member, Henry County Board
    4. Dave Dyer, city Administrator, City of Galva
    5. Jon Zahm, President, Regional School Board for Bureau, Henry, and Stark County
  4. Advocates
    1. Stephanie Kollmann, Policy Director, Children & Family Justice Center
    2. Era Laudermilk, Program Director, Illinois Justice Project
    3. Jose I. Sanchez, SSC Coordinator, Voices of Youth in Chicago Education
    4. Diane Limas, Communities United
    5. Edward Ward, Youth Organizer, Blocks Together
  5. Employee Organizations, Unions and Associations
    1. Mike Newman, Deputy Director, AFSCME Council 31
    2. Tod Williams, President, AFSCME Local 801
    3. Shannon McDermott, IYC Kewanee Program Department
    4. Heather Nolan, Youth & Family Specialist Supervisor, IYC-Kewanee
    5. Jeff Olson, Stationary Engineer Assistant Chief, IYC-Kewanee
  6. Advocates II
    1. Mecole Jordan, United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations
    2. Elizabeth Clarke, President, Juvenile Justice Initiative
    3. Zyonna Bragg, Target Area Development Corp.
    4. Maya Szilak, John Howard Association of Illinois
  7. Community Organizations and Other Interested Parties
    1. Dorothy Meindok, Kewanee Area United Way
    2. Anne Fulton
    3. Dan Swanson, Republican Candidate, 74th House District
  8. Public Comments
  9. Old Business/New Business/Announcements
    1. Next Meeting:
      Tuesday, April 12th, Room 212, State Capitol
      Hearing on the State Employees' Group Insurance Program

  10. Adjournment

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