Goldie B. Floberg CEO appointed to Illinois Quality Care Board

Goldie B. Floberg Center CEO John Pingo, Ph.D. BCBA-D, has been appointed by Governor Rauner to the Quality Care Board within the Office of Inspector General.


John Pingo, Ph.D. BCBA-D, CEO of Goldie B. Floberg Center, was appointed by the Governor to serve a multi-year term on the Quality Care Board. The Board monitors and oversees the operations, policies, and procedures of the Inspector General to ensure the prompt and thorough investigation of allegations of neglect and abuse in the care of persons with mental illness and persons with developmental disabilities.


“I’m honored to have been appointed to the Quality Care Board. The position will allow me to help further the state’s standards for service to the people served by our own organization as well as others throughout Illinois. I look forward to learning from the expertise of fellow board members and sharing my own training and experience.”


John Pingo, Ph.D. BCBA-D is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst-D with over 20 years of experience serving children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism spectrum disorders “…and 45 years of experience being a geek.” Pingo has provided behavioral services for people with developmental disabilities across an array of settings and has extensive experience in administration, currently serving as the CEO of the Goldie B. Floberg Center. He earned his Masters in Rehabilitation Administration and Services and his Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis and Therapy from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. John is also an adjunct faculty for Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Aurora University. John has presented at the state and national levels.


Goldie B. Floberg Center –  In 2018, Goldie B. Floberg Center celebrates 100 years of helping underserved children and families in the Northern Illinois community. Goldie B. Floberg Center delivers the Mission “to empower and enrich the lives of all people served” to children and adults with developmental disabilities and autism. Through programs such as small group community living services, employment services, and adult learning services, Goldie B. Floberg Center partners with the people served, their families and the community to help individuals with disabilities become fully actualized citizens and members of their community.