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About ICPG

The Illinois Council on Problem Gambling (ICPG) is the statewide resource in Illinois for awareness and education about Gambling Disorder.

We work to increase public awareness about gambling disorder, provide information and resources related to treatment for those with a gambling disorder and their families, promote research, and develop and implement gambling disordered education and prevention programs in the State of Illinois.

Advocacy

ICPG advocates for additional and widespread treatment counselors and for facilities, education and research and responsible legislation.

Cooperation

ICPG aims to cooperate and collaborate with all organizations with similar goals and missions at the national, regional, state and local levels.

Membership

ICPG is funded by membership and donations and is governed by a Board of Directors who volunteer their time and services to create and execute programs.

NCPG Affiliate

The Illinois Council on Problem Gambling (ICPG) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the sole Illinois affiliate of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).

Our Mission

To increase public awareness about gambling disorder, provide information and resources related to treatment for those with a gambling disorder and their families, promote research, and develop and implement gambling disordered education and prevention programs in the state of Illinois.

ICPG Board Members

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Faye Freeman-Smith
President
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Michelle Hommert-Helm
Vice President
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Brandon Defenbaugh
Treasurer
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Vickie Lewis
Secretary
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Anita Pindiur
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Barbarette (Retta) Smith
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Mauricio Cifuentes
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Teressa Peridieu

ICPG Team

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Dave Wohl
Executive Director
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Heather Martinez
Associate Director
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Bill Johnson
Executive Director Emeritus
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James Cole
Outreach Coordinator
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Dani Kroencke
Event Coordinator

Partner with Us

For the past few decades, our organization has been a leader in advocacy and education on Problem Gambling and we hope to continue our mission for years to come.

We love partnering with individuals and organizations in the community to spread awareness about the struggles and dangers of Problem Gambling in our community. 

Interested in partnering with ICPG? Click the button below to connect with us.

ICPG Corporate Members