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 Master of Public Administration and Policy Analysis in December 2012. Within this program, she completed specific coursework in labor relations and contract negotiations, not-for-profit agency management, personnel management, budgeting, and public policy analysis. Shelly has a bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in psychology. Shelly also serves on the Statewide Rehabilitation Council and the Illinois Assistive Technology Program Advisory Council.