The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

DuPage County Public Aid Committee

Contact

Name: Kathryn Nelson
Title: Liaison to Townships
Address: 421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-782-7545
Email: knelson@dupagefederation.org

Location

421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Responsibilities

The Public Aid Committee acts as a board of appeals for General Assistance decisions made by the townships. The Committee hears appeals on decisions that deny or terminate aid; grant aid in an amount which is deemed inadequate; or otherwise change or cancel aid awards and grants.

Meeting Schedule

As necessary when there is an appeal.

Term

Unspecified

Appointed By

County Chairman with the advice and consent of the County Board.

Compensation

None

Qualifications

Applicants must be a township Supervisor of General Assistance in DuPage County.

Composition

9 township supervisors plus the County Board Chairman.

Authority

305 ILCS 5/11-8

Appointees

NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Thomas Arends 06/23/2009 N/A Alternate Member (Wayne Township Supervisor)
Kathryn Cermak Durante 11/22/2005 N/A Member (Addison Township Supervisor)
Richard Tarulis03/10/2015 N/A Member (Lisle Township Supervisor)
Chris Heidorn 11/22/2005 N/A Alternate Member (Milton Township Supervisor)
Edward Levato 11/22/2005 N/A Member (Bloomindale Township Supervisor)
Dona Smith 05/13/2008 N/A Alternate Member (Winfield Township Supervisor)
John Valle 11/22/2005 N/A Member (York Township Supervisor)
Rachel Ossyra03/10/2015 N/A Alternate Member (Naperville Township Supervisor)
Frank Wurster 06/23/2009 N/A Alternate Member (Downers Grove Township Supervisor)
Daniel J. Cronin06/14/2011 N/A County Board Chairman

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