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The COVID-19 vaccination requirement for visitors to IDJJ facilities has been suspended as of 1/12/23. Visitors may be required to complete a rapid COVID-19 test when they arrive at the facility. 

Advisory Board Information

The Department of Juvenile Justice Advisory Board is created in statute (730 ILCS 5/3-2.5-65). The Juvenile Advisory Board is composed of 11 persons, appointed by the Governor to advise the Director on matters pertaining to juvenile offenders.

Members of the Board include:

  • David Olson, Chair
  • Julie Biehl
  • Walter Brandon
  • Heidi Mueller
  • David Kelly
  • Jennifer North
  • Rick Velasquez
  • Jenny Vollen-Katz
  • Annetta Wilson

Advisory Board Meeting Schedule:

The Advisory Board is scheduled to meet on the following dates:

July 20, 2023 (1:00 p.m.) WebEx or 60 E. Van Buren St.,Suite 1374,  Chicago, IL *Postponed due to lack of quorum

March 11, 2023 (9:30 a.m.) via WebEx

February 8, 2023 (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.) via WebEx

December 14, 2022 (12pm-2pm) via WebEx Videoconference

September 21, 2022 (12pm-2pm) via WebEx Videoconference

The Advisory Board is scheduled to meet at 60 E. Van Buren, Suite 1374, Chicago, IL unless otherwise indicated.

Advisory Board Meeting Agendas:

Advisory Board Meeting Minutes: