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Title:Elevator Safety Review Board
Website:https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/sfm/About/BoardsCommissions/Pages/Elevator-Safety-Review-Board.aspx
Contact Name:Robert Capuani
Contact Title:Director, Elevator Safety Division, Office Of The State Fire Marshal
Contact Phone:312.814.8734
Contact E-Mail:robert.capuani@illinois.gov
Function:The Board regulates construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators and other conveyances. Nine Board members shall constitute a quorum. A quorum is required for all Board decisions.
Term:Appointed for a term of 4 years
Senate Confirmation:No
Compensation:Reimbursed for Qualified Expenses
Composition:17 members Administrator shall appoint 3 members who shall be representatives of fire service communities Governor appoints 14 members as follows: * 1 representative from a major elevator manufacturing company or its authorized representative; * 1 representative from an elevator servicing company; * 1 representative of the architectural design profession; * 1 representative of the general public; * 1 representative of an advocacy group for people with physical disabilities; * 1 representative of an advocacy group for senior citizens; * 1 representative nominated by a municipality in this State with a population under 25,000; * 1 representative nominated by a municipality in this State with a population of 25,000 or over but under 50,000; * 1 representative nominated by a municipality in this State with a population of 50,000 or over but under 500,000; * 1 representative of an advocacy group for condominium owners; * 1 representative of an institution of higher education that operates an in-house elevator maintenance program; * 1 representative of a building owner or manager; and * 2 representatives of labor, involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of elevators. - 1 from Cook County and - 1 from a county in the State other than Cook County,
Chair:The Governor shall appoint the Chair. The Chairperson shall be the deciding vote in the event of a tie.
Authority:225 ILCS 312/25

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Adams, Aaron9/24/20209/24/2012Fire MarshalMemberNone
Baumann, Daniel6/30/20192/14/2013GovernorMember, Labor Representative (Non-Cook County)McHenry
Beneke, Herman6/30/202111/5/2018GovernorMember, Representative of a municipality with a population between 50,000 and 500,000None
Block, Joseph6/30/20197/28/2015GovernorChair, Representative of an elevator manufacturing companyWill
Bogdan, William6/30/201711/13/2009GovernorMember, Representative of an advocacy group for people with physical disabilitiesWill
Christensen, Ed9/2/20212/13/2013GovernorMember, Labor Representative (Cook County)Cook
Ganiere, Thomas6/30/2021Fire MarshalMember, Representative of Fire Service CommunitiesLaSalle
Gross, Gerald6/30/202111/13/2009GovernorMember, Representative of an architectural professionCook
Hendryx, Joshua6/30/20197/28/2015GovernorMember, Representative of building owners/management.Winnebago
Hunt, Matthew3/26/20225/2/2014GovernorMember, Representative of a municipality with population between 1 - 25,000None
Jirik, Tom6/30/20219/17/2009GovernorMember, Representative of the elevator service companies.Cook
Johnson, Craig6/30/20197/28/2015GovernorMember, Representative of a municipality between 25,000 and 50,000Cook
Notte, Jennifer11/1/201711/1/2013GovernorMember, representative of an advocacy group for condominium ownersNone
Plass, Donald6/30/20219/7/2018GovernorMember, Representative of the General PublicKane
Shanklin, Robert10/16/20171/11/2015GovernorMember, Representative of an advocacy group for senior citizensNone
VACANT6/30/201710/5/2009GovernorMember, Representative of Higher EducationMcLean
Weller, Kelly6/30/2021Fire MarshalMember, representative of fire service communitySangamon