SILC - Statewide Independent Living Council

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Statewide Independent Living Council
Department 
Health and Human Services
Governor Appointments 
24
Total Board Positions 
24
Cite Name 
Exec. Order
Cite Number 
No. 168, 35 N.C. Reg. 896-899 (November 2, 2020), which was issued on September 25, 2020
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
3 years; 2 max consecutive
Purpose 
the purpose of independent living services and centers is to promote a philosophy of independent living, including a philosophy of consumer control, peer support, self-help, self-determination, equal access, individual advocacy, and systems advocacy, in order to maximize opportunities for individuals with disabilities and the integration and full inclusion of individuals with disabilities into the mainstream of society.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Vacant8/27/20198/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorCIL Director
Vacant10/19/20188/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Robert T. Hooe 10/19/20188/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Vacant7/28/20178/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Deja Barber 7/28/20178/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability/Youth
Vacant10/19/20188/15/2019Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability/Veteran
Eva Marie Reynolds 11/19/20188/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability (optional appointment)
Vacant7/28/20178/15/2020Pleasure of The GovernorParent of an individual with a disability (optional appointment)
Ashley Sibyl Grimes Large 8/30/20198/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability (optional appointment)
Vacant5/23/20198/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability (optional appointment)
Jennifer M. Pleasants 8/31/20208/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorDHHS/Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Rep.
Celeste O. Hunt 11/19/20188/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorAmerican Indian VR
Crystal Jackson Cheek 2/28/20188/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorDHHS/Division of Services for the Blind Rep.
Brian Keith Michaels 3/30/20208/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorDHHS/ Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Rep.
Talley Wells 8/31/20208/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorDHHS/Council of Developmental Disabilities Rep.
John J. Marens 7/28/20178/15/2021Pleasure of The GovernorDHHS/Client Assistance Program Rep.
Tara Davidson Muller 10/6/20208/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorDisability Rights NC Rep.
Jean R. Dominique 10/19/20188/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Shay Webb 2/22/20218/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Alexandra Ingersoll 4/16/20218/15/2023Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Karla D. Gray 8/27/20198/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Patricia McGinnis 7/28/20178/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Vacant10/19/20188/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability
Ricky Scott 7/28/20178/15/2022Pleasure of The GovernorIndividual with a disability


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