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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

Community Services Block Grant Advisory Board (CSBG)

Contact

Name: Mary Keating
Title: Director, Community Services
Address: 421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-407-6444
Email: csprograms@dupageco.org

Location

421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Responsibilities

The Community Services Block Grant Advisory Board provides assistance and advice to the DuPage County Board which enables the County to provide education and services to low-income individuals. The ultimate aim of this Board is to help low-income individuals become self-sufficient.

Meeting Schedule

4 times per year at the County Administration Building.  View agendas and minutes

Term

Unspecified

Appointed By

County Chairman with the advice and consent of the County Board. Additional members are representatives of various non-profit organizations in the county.

Compensation

None

Qualifications

One-third of members are required to be elected public officials holding office in DuPage County (members of the County Board Health & Human Services Committee). One-third of members are elected democratically to represent the low-income population of DuPage County. Remaining members are representatives of groups and organizations with an interest in serving the low-income population in DuPage County.  The advisory board seeks a diverse membership and veterans and minorities are also encouraged to apply.

Composition

 15 - 20 Members - NOTE: Not all trustees are appointed by the County Board. Only those trustees who are appointed by the County are listed below.

Chair/President

Kristen Sheffield, Executive Director, Parents Alliance Employment Project

Authority

47ILADMCDE, 1, 120.70 and BD By-Laws

Appointees

NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Robert Larsen05/22/2012 N/A Trustee
Sam Tornatore05/28/2013 N/A Trustee
Elizabeth Chaplin05/28/2013 N/A Trustee
Gary Grasso05/28/2013 N/A Trustee
Amy Grant05/28/2013 N/A Trustee
Tonia Khouri05/28/2013 N/A Trustee

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