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.

Term

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
Nehrt, Randy 8/31/2024 9/1/2018 Governor Non-voting Member, Illinois Telecommunications Association of Illinois None
Redd, Chief Carla 8/31/2024 6/10/2022 Governor Member, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police None
McCarty, Philip 8/31/2023 9/23/2022 Governor Member, a county 9-1-1 system from a county with a population of less than 37,000 Macoupin
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
Kindelspire, Christopher 8/31/2025 3/16/2022 Governor Member, a county 9-1-1 system from a county with a population between 37,000 and 100,000 Grundy
Daley, Laura 8/31/2025 3/10/2022 Governor Non-voting Member, Illinois State Ambulance Association None
Zerwin, Linda 8/31/2024 8/31/2015 Governor Member, a county 9-1-1 system from a county with a population of 250,000 or more DuPage
Temes, Delores 8/31/2023 3/30/2022 Governor Member, municipal or intergovernmental cooperative 9-1-1 system, excluding any single municipality over 500,000 Cook
Vacant Member, Illinois Fire Chiefs Association None
Fucik, Patrick 10/23/2015 Governor Non-voting Member, large wireless carrier None
Nehrt, Randy 9/1/2018 Governor Non-voting Member, Illinois Broadband and Telecommunications Association None
Perdiou, Deno 8/15/2018 Governor Non-voting Member, incumbent local exchange 9-1-1 system provider None
Prather, Deborah 10/23/2015 Governor Non-voting Member, non-incumbent local exchange 9-1-1 system provider None
Dade, Demond 8/31/2023 10/29/2021 Governor Member, Illinois Fire Chiefs Association None
Ferraro, John 8/31/2024 9/23/2022 Governor Member, Illinois Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association None