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. Gary Grasso, Chairman||DuPage County Board Representative, District 3|
|Mr. Joseph Block, Vice-Chairman||DuPage Mayors & Managers Conference Representative, Village of Addison|
|Mr. Bradley Bloom||DuPage Chiefs of Police Association Representative, Village of Hinsdale|
|Mr. Mark Franz||DuPage Mayors & Managers Conference Representative, Village of Glen Ellyn|
|Deputy Chief James Connolly||DuPage County Fire Chiefs Association Representative, Westmont Fire Department|
|Ms. Amy J. Curtis||Public Representative|
|Mr. Grant Eckhoff ||DuPage County Board Representative, District 4|
|Chief James Kruse||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 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.