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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

DuPage County Public Aid Committee


Name: Gina Strafford-Ahmed
Title: Liaison to Townships
Address: 421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-407-6444


421 N. County Farm Rd.
Wheaton, IL 60187


The Public Aid Committee acts as a board of appeals for General Assistance decisions made by the townships. The Committee hears appeals on decisions that deny or terminate aid; grant aid in an amount which is deemed inadequate; or otherwise change or cancel aid awards and grants. View agendas and minutes.

Meeting Schedule

As necessary when there is an appeal.



Appointed By

County Chairman with the advice and consent of the County Board.




Applicants must be a township Supervisor of General Assistance in DuPage County.


9 township supervisors plus the County Board Chair or his designee.


305 ILCS 5/11-8


NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Dennis Reboletti06/27/201705/31/2025Member (Addison Township Supervisor)
Michael Hovde, Jr.06/27/201705/31/2025Member (Bloomindale Township Supervisor)
Paul Coultrap N/A 05/31/2025Alternate Member (Downers Grove Township Supervisor)
Diane Hewitt N/A 05/31/2025Member (Lisle Township Supervisor)
John Monino N/A 05/31/2025Alternate Member (Milton Township Supervisor)
Eddie Bedford06/27/201705/31/2025Alternate Member (Naperville Township Supervisor)
Randy Ramey06/27/201705/31/2025Alternate Member (Wayne Township Supervisor)
Nicole Prater 12/01/202005/31/2025Alternate Member (Winfield Township Supervisor)
John Valle 11/22/200505/31/2025Member (York Township Supervisor)
Gina Strafford-Ahmed (Chairman's designee)06/21/2016 N/A DuPage County Community Services

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