The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB)

Website

http://www.dupageco.org/ETSB/

Contact

Name: Linda Zerwin
Title: Executive Director
Phone: (630) 550-7743
Email: linda.zerwin@dupageco.org

Location

County Administration Building
421 N. County Farm Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187

Responsibilities

Duties of the Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) include planning a 9-1-1 system; coordinating and supervising the implementation and maintenance of the system, including the establishment of equipment specifications and coding systems; receiving moneys for deposit into the Emergency Telephone System Fund; authorizing disbursements from the fund; and hiring any staff necessary for the implementation and upgrade of the system.

Meeting Schedule

First Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm at the County Administration Building.  View agendas and minutes

Term

3 years

Appointed By

Appointed by the County Board upon nomination of the County Board Chairman. From time to time the County Board Chairman shall designate one of the County Board representatives to serve as Chairman of the ETSB and one of the Mayors and Managers representatives to serve as Vice-Chairman of the ETSB.

Compensation

None

Qualifications

Public resident applicants must reside in DuPage County. Other applicants must be representatives of 9-1-1 public safety agencies such as police departments, fire departments, or an emergency services agency. Members may also be elected officials, including members of the County Board pursuant to the Ordinance of the Emergency Telephone System Board. 

Composition

The ETSB is composed of (10) Board Members. The representatives consist of: (2) Members from the DuPage County Board, one of whom is designated to serve as Chairman of the ETSB; (2) Members from the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference (DMMC), one of whom is designated to serve as Vice-Chairman of the ETSB; (1) Member representing the DuPage Fire Chief's Association; (1) Member representing the DuPage Chiefs of Police Association; (1) Member representing the DuPage County Sheriff; (1) Member representing DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM); (1) Member representing an Emergency Services agency not otherwise represented on ETSB; and (1) Member representing the public who resides within the ETSB service area. 

Chair/President

Gary Grasso

Authority

50 ILCS 750/15.4

Appointees

NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Gary Grasso08/13/201312/01/2017Chairman (County Board)
Michael Tillman08/13/201312/01/2016Board Member (Emergency Services)
Grant Eckhoff06/24/201412/01/2015Board Member (County Board)
Joseph Block, Jr.10/26/201012/01/2016Vice-Chairman (DMMC)
Bradley Bloom05/22/200112/01/2014Board Member (Police)
James Connolly08/14/201212/01/2017Board Member (Fire)
Martin Bourke09/24/201312/01/2014Board Member (DMMC)
David Jordan12/10/201312/01/2016Board Member (Sheriff)
Amy Curtis03/11/201412/01/2015Board Member (Public)
Brian Tegtmeyer06/26/200712/01/2015Board Member (DU-COMM)

Financial Information

 
Note: This agency is included in the DuPage County Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).   

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