Corrections & Sentencing

The mission of the Standing Committee on Corrections & Sentencing is

  • To be responsible for activities relating to the improvement of correctional facilities in Illinois;
  • To develop guidelines and recommendations for appropriate projects in Illinois; to implement the Unified Code of Corrections, including sentencing provisions; and,
  • To cooperate and maintain coordination with the American Bar Association in such activities.

Lay members are authorized.

Committee Roster

  • Jason D. Sweat, Executive Ethics Commission, Springfield, Chair
  • Thomas J. Hunter, Becker Hoerner & Ysursa PC, Belleville, Vice-Chair
  • Andrew G. Whitfield, Illinois Attorney General's Office, Geneva, Secretary
  • Donald J. Ramsell, Ramsell & Associates LLC, Wheaton, Ex-Officio
  • Robert S. Alexander, Vanguard Advocates LLP, Chicago, Member
  • Hon. Gerald B. Cohn, United States District Court, Collinsville, Member
  • Curtis Matthew Dawson, Lucco, Brown, Dawson & Hertz LLP, Edwardsville, Member
  • Joe George Dusek, Law Office of Joe Dusek LLC, Chicago, Member
  • Ross K. Holberg, Cook County Public Defender's Office, Chicago, Member
  • Kristine M. Honiotes, Honiotes Law Office Ltd, Joliet, Member
  • Hon. Anthony A. Iosco, Elk Grove Village, Member
  • Scott F. Main, Office of the State Appellate Defender, Chicago, Member
  • Erin S. Mattson, Montgomery County Public Defender's Ofc, Hillsboro, Member
  • Gregory J. Nester, St Clair County Public Defender, Belleville, Member
  • Kyle Rubeck, Dupage County Public Defender's Ofc, Wheaton, Member
  • Maureen Williams, Law Offices of Maureen Williams, Peoria, Member
  • Bridget C. Duignan, Latherow & Duignan, Chicago, Board Liaison