Shelly Richardson was hired as the Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois’ Executive Director in March, 2017. She was previously the Housing Specialist and Transition Coordinator for Money Follows the Person at IMPACT, CIL. in Alton. Shelly completed her Masters of Public Administration and Policy Analysis degree in December, 2012. Within this program, she completed specific course work in labor relations and contract negotiations, not-for-profit agency management, personnel management, budgeting, and public policy analysis. Shelly has a Bachelor Degree is in Political Science with a Minor in Psychology. Shelly also serves on the Statewide Rehabilitation Council, and the Illinois Assistive Technology Program Advisory Council.
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