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Title Public Administrators And Public Guardians 
Contact Name Local County Clerk's Office for each appointed Member 
Function Public Administrators will administer estate of person who dies owning real or personal estate and no person in Illinois has prior right to administer estate. If person was a nonresident of Illinois, administrator may take such measures to protect estate. Public Guardians are appointed for disabled adults needing guardianship services to monitor their care and administer their estate ((A Guardianship Estate under $25,000, the case can be transferred to the Office of State Guardianship 1-866-274-8023 any inquires statewide)). (Contact the Circuit Clerk and Circuit Judge of your County for direction). 
Term 4 years from 1st Monday in December and every 4 years thereafter until his successor is appointed and qualified. 
Senate Confirmation Yes 
Party Affiliation N/A 
Compensation In Cook County, a minimum of $20,000 payable from fees actually collected. In other counties, all fees. 
Qualifications Guardian in Cook County must be a licensed attorney. 
Composition 1 public administrator in each county appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate;
1 public guardian in each county appointed by Governor with advice and consent of Senate;
Public guardian in Cook County is appointed by Chief Judge of Circuit Court and must be a licensed attorney.  
Authority 755 ILCS 5/13‑1 

Member Names

Name (Last, First) Ascending Term Expires Member Since Affiliation Appointed By Position County
Alleman, Kimrey   12/03/2001  03/26/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Putnam 
Bellm, Aaron  12/02/2013  07/03/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Macoupin 
Brewer, Janet  12/04/2017  06/26/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Ford 
Brown, John  12/04/2017  01/06/2012    Governor  PA/PG  Champaign 
Burd, Valerie Lee  12/04/2017  03/08/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Kendall 
Burtch, Patricia H.   12/03/2001  05/01/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Jasper 
Buss, Walter  12/03/2005  10/04/2004    Governor  PA/PG  Richland 
Butler, Rene M. Bassett  12/04/2017  08/26/2006    Governor  PA/PG  Madison 
Carpenter, Eddie  12/03/2001  12/10/1997    Governor  PA/PG  Morgan 
Cernugel, Joseph M.   12/04/2017  03/18/2011    Governor  PA/PG  Will 
Collins, Barbara   12/02/2013  01/11/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Jersey 
Colyer, Sherry  12/03/2001  12/10/1997    Governor  PA/PG  Edwards 
Conolly, Dawn A.  12/04/2017  04/06/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Knox 
Conolly, Dawn A.  12/01/2014  04/26/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Warren 
Considine, Dana M.  12/02/2013  03/18/2011    Governor  PA/PG  Lee 
Cook, Louise  12/07/2015  07/12/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Johnson 
Cooksey, John P.   12/04/2017  03/26/2013  Democrat  Governor  PA/PG  Williamson 
Corneille, John R.  12/04/2017  02/08/2002    Governor  PA/PG  DeKalb 
Crosby, Wynne'  12/04/2017  05/02/2014    Governor  PA/PG  Kankakee 
Deneen, Daniel G.  12/04/2017  12/03/2009    Governor  PA/PG  McLean 
Douglas, Diana  12/01/2014  01/11/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Massac 
Epstein, David  12/04/2017  03/07/2014    Governor  PA  Cook 
Evans, Lamarr  12/03/2001  06/25/1999    Governor  PA/PG  Henderson 
Finet, Kelly R.  12/03/2001  03/26/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Piatt 
Fischer, David  12/03/2001  02/11/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Cass 
Floreth, Fred  12/04/2017  03/18/2011    Governor  PA/PG  Fayette 
Floreth, Fred D.  12/04/2017  03/18/2011    Governor  PA/PG  Montgomery 
Ford, Curtis J.  12/07/2015  05/21/1997    Governor  PA/PG  Henry 
Frye, Diane  12/04/2017  12/06/2005    Governor  PA/PG  Clay 
Gibson, Roy  12/01/2014  12/02/2003    Governor  PA/PG  Cumberland 
Gloor, Carol  12/04/2017  02/15/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Carroll 
Guis, James   12/03/2001  12/10/1997    Governor  PA/PG  Greene 
Halpin, Michael  12/04/2017  06/20/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Rock Island 
Haney, Mark  12/02/2013  01/11/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Jefferson 
Heath, Kristi  12/04/2017  07/19/2004    Governor  PA/PG  Douglas 
Hitchings, Sylvia  12/05/2005  09/16/2002    Governor  PA/PG  Calhoun 
Howarter, Alan  12/04/2017  01/23/2014    Governor  PA/PG  LaSalle 
Jackson, Tammi  12/04/2017  06/20/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Saline 
Johnson, Jane  12/04/2017  09/20/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Marshall 
Johnson, Suzanne  12/04/2017  09/20/2013    Governor  PA.PG  Macon 
Jorstad, Diane L. Yohnka  12/07/2015  05/12/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Grundy 
Klingenberg, John  12/05/2005      Governor  PA/PG  Washington 
Komada, Elaine  12/03/2001  05/01/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Coles 
Lane, James  12/05/2016  11/08/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Crawford 
Law, Diana  12/01/2014  04/12/2012    Governor  PA/PG  Kane 
Lee, William  12/02/2013  03/08/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Whiteside 
Leezer, John A.  12/03/2001  05/01/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Stark 
Leonard, Vickie  12/03/2001  12/23/2009    Governor  PA/PG  Wayne 
McDermott, Kevin  12/02/2013  03/18/2011    Governor  PA/PG  Sangamon 
Meinders, Blake  12/02/2013  01/11/2013    Governor  PA/PG  St. Clair 
Miley, Janet  12/04/2017  02/25/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Brown 
Myrick, Matthew  12/01/2014  08/02/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Edgar 
Myrick, Matthew  12/04/2017  01/27/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Vermilion 
Necheles, Lawrence  12/04/2017  01/23/2014    Governor  PA/PG  Livingston 
Nohren, Elizabeth  12/04/2017  06/26/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Shelby 
O'Donnell, Rita Jo  12/01/2014  02/07/2014    Governor  PA/PG  McDonough 
O'Melia, Jane   12/04/2017  02/07/2014    Governor  PA/PG  Mercer 
Perring, Allison  12/03/2001  12/10/1997    Governor  PA/PG  De Witt 
Potts, Sandi  12/03/2001      Governor  PA/PG  Hardin 
Proctor, Janet  12/04/2017  07/12/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Pope 
Puchalski, Donald  12/04/2017  08/08/2014    Governor  PA  DuPage 
Puchalski, Donald  12/04/2017  08/01/2012    Governor  PG  DuPage 
Quinn, Anthony   12/07/2009  12/05/2005    Governor  PA/PG  Jo Daviess 
Reese, Lindsey E.  12/03/2001  03/26/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Christian 
Rieckenberg, Shannon  12/04/2017  02/25/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Jackson 
Robinson, Charles D.  12/03/2013  02/25/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Stephenson 
Rudy, Sharon  12/04/2017  03/01/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Winnebago 
Rudy, Sharon  12/04/2017  03/01/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Boone 
Russell, Andrew  12/04/2017  02/07/2014    Governor  PA/PG  Bureau 
Scholz, Christopher  12/07/2015  02/25/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Adams 
Seiling, Roy  12/03/2001  01/14/1998    Governor  PA/PG  Iroquois 
Stropes, Matthew  12/04/2017  02/14/2014    Governor  PA/PG  Mason 
Stropes, Matthew  12/04/2017  12/03/2009    Governor  PA/PG  Tazewell 
Summers, Scott  12/04/2017  01/11/2013    Governor  PA/PG  McHenry 
Sybert, Kevin  12/01/2014  07/03/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Bond 
Traughber, Arlie   12/04/2017  01/11/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Monroe 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Moultrie 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Ogle 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Menard 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Lawrence 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Alexander 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Clark 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Clinton 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Effingham 
VACANT        Governor  PA/PG  Gallatin 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Hamilton 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Hancock 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Perry 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Randolph 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Pulaski 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Pike 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Schuyler 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Scott 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Woodford 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  Wabash 
Vacant        Governor  PA/PG  White 
Van Hook, Thomas  12/04/2017  01/27/2010    Governor  PA/PG  Logan 
Ward, Allen  12/02/2013  03/08/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Franklin 
Warren, George W.  12/06/1999  03/26/1997    Governor  PA/PG  Union 
Weber, Ron J.  12/03/2001  10/14/1999    Governor  PA/PG  Fulton 
Wentworth, David  12/04/2017  06/20/2013    Governor  PA/PG  Peoria 
West, Keith Louis  12/04/2017  04/10/2006    Governor  PA/PG  Lake 
White, Earl  12/03/2009  12/14/2005    Governor  PA/PG  Marion 

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