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Senate Joint Resolution 41
Joint Advisory Council



Senate Joint Resolution 41 – Joint Advisory Council


Senate Joint Resolution 41 was adopted in the spring of 2019. In 2019-2020, the Illinois Board of Higher Education and Illinois Community College Board will convene a joint advisory council for the purposes of reviewing and scaling effective developmental education practices. The goal is to support student academic success in entry-level, credit-bearing, college coursework, as well as retention and degree completion.


SJR 41 Agenda


Senate Joint Resolution 41 Joint Avisory Council
Monday, September 9, 2019
Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL
Room 102
10am until 3pm

SJR 41 Resolution


Senate Joint Resolution No. 41
WHEREAS, The State has a vested interest in maximizing the number of students who complete credit-bearing certificate programs and two-year or four-year degree programs and enter into high-skill, high-wage occupations; and...

SJR Meeting Schedule


Meeting 1: Monday, September 9, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; Location: Harold Washington College, Chicago

Meeting 2: Friday, November 1, 2019; Location: (Governors State University)...



Appointees to the Joint Advisory Council

  • Representative
    Molly Foust
    Governor’s Appointee and Co-Chair
  • Representative
    Deanne Mazzochi
    House Minority Appointee
  • Representative
    Aaron Ortiz
    House Speaker Appointee
  • Sarah Labadie
    House Speaker Appointee
  • Senator
    Steve McClure
    Senate Minority Appointee
  • Senator
    Pat McGuire
    Senate President Appointee
  • Emily Goldman
    Senate President Appointee
  • Dr. Stephanie Bernoteit
    IBHE Executive Director Designee and Co-Chair
  • Dr. Bradley Peters
    Public University Employee
    Northern Illinois University
  • Alison Reddy
    Public University Employee
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Dr. Timothy Taylor
    Public University Employee
    Eastern Illinois University
  • Dr. Gloria Gibson
    Public University President
    Northeastern Illinois University
  • Dr. Meera Komarraju
    Public University Provost
    Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Lisa Helm
    Public University Student Services Administrator
    Governors State University
  • Dr. Bob Navarro
    Public University Trustee
    Illinois State University
  • Dr. Brian Durham
    ICCB Executive Director and Co-Chair
  • Susan Grace
    City Colleges of Chicago Employee
    Wilbur Wright College
  • Dr. Michael Boyd
    Community College President
    Kankakee Community College
  • Dr. Jackie McGrath
    Suburban Community College Employee
    College of DuPage
  • Dr. Emmanuel Awuah
    Chief Academic Officers Organization
    Illinois Central College
  • Bambi Jones
    Downstate Community College Employee
    Lake Land College
  • Dr. Normah Salleh-Barone
    Chief Student Services Officers Organization
    Moraine Valley Community College
  • Wendy Yanow
    Community College Trustee

    Oakton Community College