COWL is served by two co-chairs, one from each political party.
There is also a secretary, treasurer and 10 standing bi-partisan
- New Leadership Illinois
- Policy Development
- Project Planning
- Media Relations
The Executive Director is hired to coordinate all of COWL's functions
and has an office in Springfield, Illinois.
The standing committees meet regularly while the legislature is in
session. The committees also meet with department directors to
formulate current issues, and have a full discussion with the Governor
to present the COWL perspective for review.
A full membership has regular meetings during session to discuss
topics and concerns.