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Title:Fire Advisory Commission, Illinois
Contact Name:Andrea Klees
Contact Title:Administrative Assistant to the State Fire Marshal
Contact Phone:217-558-0638
Function:The Commission advises State Fire Marshal on fire protection, investigation, and prevention and other duties required by law.
Term:3 years, expiring the third Monday in January or until successor is appointed
Senate Confirmation:No
Composition:18 members: 9 appointed by the Governor. (Governor designates chair); 3 professional full-time paid firefighters; 1 volunteer firefighter; 1 registered fire protection engineer; 1 representative of fire insurance industry in Illinois; 3 knowledgeable about fire protection methods; Chicago Fire Commissioner, or designee; Executive officer of designee of each of the following: Illinois Fire Chiefs Association; Illinois Fire Protection District Association; Illinois Fire Inspectors Association; Illinois Professional Firefighters Association; Illinois Fireman’s Association; Associated Firefighters of Illinois; Illinois Society of Fire Service Instructors; Fire Service Institute - University of Illinois.
Chair:Appointed by the Governor
Authority:20 ILCS 2905/3

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Albert, Les1/20/20209/9/2016GovernorMember, Knowledge of fire prevention methodsFayette
Christian, JohnStatuteMember, Illinois Fire Chief's AssociationNone
Connors, Shawn1/18/20211/8/2013GovernorMember, Professional, full-time paid firefighterWinnebago
de Vries, David1/20/20209/8/2017GovernorMember, Fire Protection EngineerNone
Devaney, PatStatuteMember, Assoc. of Fire Fighters of ILChampaign
Dillon, MichaelStatuteMember, IL Assoc. of Fire Protection DistrictsWill
Ericksen, Glenn1/21/20198/10/2018GovernorMember, Knowledge of fire prevention methodsNone
Holomy, Joseph1/21/20193/24/2010GovernorChair, Professional, full-time paid firefighterEffingham
Knoll, Greg StatuteMember, Illinois Professional Firefighters AssociationLake
Krupp, Roger1/21/20192/11/2016GovernorMember, Insurance IndustryNone
Mortenson, RoyalStatuteMember, Illinois Fire Service InstituteChampaign
Riordann, DanStatuteMember, Illinois Fire Inspector's AssociationNone
Santiago, JoseStatuteMemberChicago Fire CommissionerCook
Stancliff, Roger1/21/20192/11/2016GovernorMember, Volunteer firefighterHenry
Steker, Nicholas1/21/20192/20/2013GovernorMember, Professional, full-time paid firefighterCook
Swan, JohnStatuteMember, Illinois Firefighters AssociationHenry
Thompson, BrianStatuteMember, Illinois Society of Fire Service InstructorsKane
Ware, Christopher1/18/20214/15/2016GovernorMember, Knowledge of Fire Prevention MethodsDe Witt