Committees & Chairs

COMMITTEES (and sub-committees) LEADERSHIP
As of November 2017

1st Vice President has Oversight:

Constitution, By-Laws & Resolutions

Chair: Phil Smith (Berkeley)

Communications & Technology

Co-Chairs: Craig Allen (Illinois State Police Ret.)
Col. Kelly Walter (Illinois State Police)

Professional Recognition

Chair: Patrick Rollins (Sugar Grove)

  •  ILEAP - Lt. Jeff Hamer, Coordinator
  • Police Chief Certification
  • Police Chief Mentoring               

 2nd Vice President has Oversight:   

Financial & Strategic Planning
Co-Chairs: David Bradford (Glen Carbon, Ret.)
John Furcon (NUCPS)

Officer Wellness

Dr. Robert Marsh (West Frankfort, Ret.)

3rd Vice President has Oversight:

John Tannahill (Lake Co. Forest Preserve)                                                   

  • Police & Citizen Awards - Michael Gillette (Round Lake)
  • Campus Law Enforcement   

Education & Programs
Ray Cordell (South Barrington, Ret.)

Traffic Safety
Chair: Lou Jogmen (Highland Park)

4th Vice President has Oversight:

Russell Laine (Fox Lake Ret.)
Gary Schira (Batavia Ret.)

Chair: Marc Maton (Lemont)
Terry Lemming (Lockport)
Robert Porter (Huntley)

  • Law - Chair: Don Zoufal (System Development Integration)
  • Juvenile Justice

Hometown Security
Brian Baker (Skokie)
Curt Barker (Macomb)                               

  • School and Workplace Violence

Immediate Past President has Oversight:

Public & Private Police Liaison 
Chair: Paul Ohm (Monterrey Security)



The President has oversight of these special committees:

Funerals Protocol
John Konopek (Plainfield)

Past Presidents Committee
Ray Rose (Mundelein, Ret.)
Gary Schira (Batavia Ret.)
Chuck MacDonald (SIU-Edwardsville PD Ret.)

Police Memorial 
Steve Neubauer (Tinley Park)

PR/Content Strategy
Chair: Andrew Johnson (Hanover Park)