Advisory Board

Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board

The Statewide 9-1-1 Advisory Board is appointed by the Governor to serve in and recommendatory capacity providing advice and recommendations regarding rules, grants, consolidation plans and the need for future legislation. The Board holds public meetings regularly and is responsible for preparing an annual report to the General Assembly.


Staggered initial terms of 2 or 3 years; 3 years thereafter

Advisory Board Members

Name Term Expires Member Since Appointed By Position County
Caldwell, Ralph 8/31/2023 2/22/2021 Governor Member, Illinois Chapter of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials None
McClerren, Sam Statue Executive Director of the Illinois Commerce Commission, or designee None
Vacant Governor Member, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police None
Bergsten, Derek 8/31/2023 10/14/2020 Governor Member, Illinois Fire Chiefs Association None
Piscola, Debra 8/31/2023 11/30/2020 Governor Member, Cable Television and Communication Association of Illinois None
Vacant Governor Member, Illinois State Ambulance Association None
Walter, Colonel Kelly Statute Chair, Ex-Officio, Director of State Police, or designee None
Peterson, Tammy 8/31/2023 10/13/2020 Governor Member, a county 9-1-1 system from a county with a population between 50,000 and 250,000 Kankakee