Goldie B. Floberg Center CEO John Pingo, Ph.D. BCBA-D, has been appointed to serve on the Task Force on State Contracting with Private Nonprofit Human Service Providers by Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady.
Pingo was appointed to the Task Force on State Contracting with Private Nonprofit Human Service Providers pursuant to 20 ILCS 5140/10. According to the Illinois General Assembly website, ILGA.gov, the purpose of 20ILCS 5140/10 is to “create a task force to study State contracting with private nonprofit human service providers and the challenges faced by those providers and to develop recommendations on how to improve the contracting relationship and partnership between State departments and agencies and private nonprofit human service providers so that they work effectively and efficiently to improve the well-being of Illinoisans.”
Pingo has been appointed to the task force along with RAMP Executive Director Julie Bosma.
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. 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 was also an adjunct faculty for Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Aurora University.
Goldie B. Floberg Center – In 2018, Goldie B. Floberg Center celebrated 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.