Joshua Evans

Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities

Contact Details

Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities
Springfield, IL


Josh became President & CEO of IARF on April 1, 2018 after nearly fifteen years working to advance the budget and policy priorities of the Association through the Illinois General Assembly.  During his tenure as Vice President of Government Relations & Operations, Legislative Director, and Legislative Liaison, Josh lead IARF efforts to pass several initiatives into law, managed grassroots advocacy campaigns to protect funding for community-based services and supports, and represented IARF on many broad-based coalition efforts. Josh has also served on the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) Government Relations Advisory Committee, DHS Social Services Advisory Council, the Developmental Disabilities Regulatory   Advisory Board, the Healthy Illinois 2021 Action Team, the DHS Management Improvement Team Initiative Committee, and other Committees and workgroups that work on issues intersecting with community-based services and supports