Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB)
The Emergency Telephone System Board of DuPage ["DuPage ETSB"] is an emergency telephone system board established pursuant to Section 15.4 of the Local Government Emergency Telephone System Act, 50 ILCS 750/15.4 According to County Ordinance OEX-003B-89, DuPage ETSB consists of the following ten (10) voting members: Two representatives from The DuPage County Board one of whom is the Chairman, two DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference representatives, one DuPage County Fire Chief's Association, one DuPage Chief of Police Association, one DuPage County Sheriff’s Office, one DuPage Public Safety Communications [DU-COMM], one Emergency Services representative, and a DuPage County Citizen.
ETSB Board Members
|Mr. Jerome “JR” McBride, Chairman||DuPage County Board Representative, District 4|
|Mr. Joseph Block, Vice-Chairman||DuPage Mayors & Managers Conference Representative, Village of Addison|
|Chief Bradley Bloom||DuPage Chiefs of Police Association Representative, Hinsdale Police Department|
|Mr. Martin Bourke||DuPage Mayors & Managers Conference Representative, Village of Bloomingdale|
|Deputy Chief James Connolly||DuPage County Fire Chiefs Association Representative, Westmont Fire Department|
|Ms. Amy J. Curtis||Public Representative|
|Mr. Gary Grasso||DuPage County Board Representative, District 3|
|Mr. David Jordan||DuPage County Sheriff’s Representative|
|Mr. Brian Tegtmeyer, ENP||DuPage Public Safety Communication (DU-COMM) Representative|
|Mr. Michael G. Tillman, RPL||Emergency Services Representative|
DuPage ESTB has oversight of the Enhanced 9-1-1 systems for citizens of the County of DuPage and portions of Cook, Kane and Will counties, excluding Burr Ridge and Naperville. This system consists of eight (8) Public Safety Answering Points (PSAPs) staffed by 154 dispatchers throughout DuPage County.
Enhanced 9-1-1 systems are a critical and valued state-of-the-art tool for the expeditious response of public safety to citizen requests for emergency service. DuPage ETSB has a head count of 5 full time employees and 1 part time employee. It should be noted that DuPage ESTB is wholly funded by 9-1-1 surcharge money collected from wireless and wire-line telephones.
The Emergency Telephone System Board of DuPage County now offers a free, new service to help you when you call 9-1-1.
Once you've signed up, first responders will be provided important information that will help them address your emergency. This information - including photos, medical issues and current location - can help Police, Fire, and EMS locate and help you.
Program supported by existing 9-1-1 fees - free to register & 100% private and secure
To learn more about this service visit: