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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois
 

Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB)

ETSB logo 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
NamePosition
Mr. Gary Grasso, ChairmanDuPage County Board Representative, District 3
Mr. Joseph Block, Vice-ChairmanDuPage Mayors & Managers Conference Representative, Village of Addison
Mr. Bradley BloomDuPage Chiefs of Police Association Representative, Village of Hinsdale
Mr. Mark FranzDuPage Mayors & Managers Conference Representative, Village of Glen Ellyn
Deputy Chief James ConnollyDuPage County Fire Chiefs Association Representative, Westmont Fire Department
Ms. Amy J. CurtisPublic Representative
Mr. Grant Eckhoff    DuPage County Board Representative, District 4
Chief James KruseDuPage County Sheriff's Representative
Mr. Brian Tegtmeyer, ENPDuPage Public Safety Communication (DU-COMM) Representative
Mr. Michael G. Tillman, RPLEmergency 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 Aurora and Naperville. This system consists of five (5) 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 7 full time employees. 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 offers a free and confidential services to help first responders when you call 911. Completing a profile will provide first responders with important information to help you when you call 911. The information can include photos of your children, special needs and medical information, current location. This service is appropriate for Premise Alert Program users. You can even register your pets. Read more information about Smart911. 



Smart911

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Click on the green Smart911 button to register now. The Emergency Telephone System Board of DuPage County offers a free and confidential service to help first responders when you call 911. Completing a profile will provide first responders with important information to help you when you call 911. The information  can include photos of your children, special  needs and medical information, current location. This service is appropriate for Premise Alert Program users. You can even register your pets. For more information about Smart911, click Register for Smart911.

Contact Us

Executive Director
Linda Zerwin

Deputy Director
Matthew Theusch

Main Phone Number
630-550-7743

Fax
630-221-0025

Address
421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Email
etsb911@dupageco.org

 

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