Title Labor Advisory Board 
Contact Name Rosaelia Garcia 
Contact Title Assistant to the Director, Illinois Department of Labor 
Contact Phone 312.793.1808 
Contact Email rosaelia.garcia@illinois.gov
Function To provide a forum for interested parties to discuss issues affecting Illinois workers, including labor laws administered and enforced by the Department. The Board provides advice to the Director of Labor regarding labor policy and enforcement of laws, reviews statutes enforced by the Department and provides recommendations regarding the Department’s administrative regulations. The Board is mandated to meet quarterly, with meetings scheduled in March, June, September and December each year.​
Term 2 years, with staggered terms, beginning 3rd Monday of odd-numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified 
Senate Confirmation Yes 
Party Affiliation N/A 
Compensation Reimbursed for expenses 
Qualifications None specified 
Composition 13 appointed by Governor:
- 5 representatives of employees (union)
- 5 representatives of employers (management)
- 3 public members  
See the Board Minutes, Agendas, and Notices

Member Names

Name (Last, First) Term Expires Ascending Member Since Appointed By Position County
Carmona, Roberto  01/20/2016  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Management  Cook 
Ramirez, Jorge  01/20/2016  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Labor  Cook 
Guethle, Mark  01/20/2016  07/21/2008  Governor  Member, Labor  Kane 
Penn, John  01/20/2016  05/12/2008  Governor  Member, Labor  McLean 
Bocanegra, Maria  01/20/2016  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Public  Cook 
Goines, Heather  01/20/2016  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Management  Williamson 
Bobo, Kimberley  01/20/2016  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Public  Cook 
Poulos, Marc  01/19/2015  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Public  Will 
Harbin, Tina  01/19/2015  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Management  Cook 
Holland, Bruce  01/19/2015  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Management  St. Clair 
Graham, Ralph  01/19/2015  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Management  Williamson 
Swope, Larry  01/19/2015  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Labor  Champaign 
Glynn, Brian  01/19/2015  02/15/2013  Governor  Member, Labor  Kankakee​