Boards & Commissions

 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Bjerke, Nicole Peoria County Treasurer      
Brown, Charles Pres. of Licensing Board, Board of Examiners Stationary & Hoisting Engineers   309-369-2574  
Klopfenstein, Andrea Staff Liaison, Board of Local Improvements 309-494-8816  
Bush, Debra Staff Liaison, Fire and Police Commission 309-494-8578  
Makinney, Melinda Staff Liaison, Greater Peoria Mass Transit District Board of Trustees 309-679-8160  
Conrad, Nick Staff Liaison, Riverfront Program and Policy Advisory Committee 309-681-2951  
Dalfonso, J.D. Pres. and CEO of PACVB/Chair   309-282-3277  
DeFord, Colleen Staff Liaison, Public Building Commission 309-673-8203  
Drea, Kaylee Staff Liaison, Construction Commission 309-494-8624  
Edgar, Rik Staff Liaison, Peoria Civic Center Authority 309-680-3580  
De Fazio, Veronica Deputy Director, Peoria Public Library Board of Trustees 309-49702186  
King, Michelle (309-494-8558) Staff Liaison, Tourism Reserve Fund    
Kirby, Christina Staff Liaison, Advisory Committee on Police Community Relations 309-494-8335  
Linder, Rex Staff Liaison, Sister City Commission 309-676-0400  
Meaderds, LaEisha Staff Liaison, Peoria Housing Authority 309-676-8736 #14002  
Riggenbach, Irina Staff Liaison, CDBG Public Services Advisory Commission 309-494-8607  
Jenne, Ferrell Staff Liaison, Police Pension Fund Board of Trustees 239-333-4872  
Riley, Samantha Staff Liaison, Peoria Urban Forestry Adivsory Board 309-494-8825  
Weick, Kerilyn Staff Liaison, East Village Growth Cell Tax Increment Financing Economic Development Advisory 309-494-8606  
Sloter, Molly Staff Liaison, Municipal Band Commission    
Van Sickle, Debbie Staff Liaison, Downtown Advisory Commission 309-494-8943  
Green, Melodi Staff Liaison, Fair Employment Commission 309-494-8530  
Tarr, Stefanie Staff Liaison, Firemen's Pension Fund Board of Trustees 309-494-8568  
Allison, Leah Staff Liaison, Historic Preservation Commission 309-494-8667  
Morrow, Nicole Staff Liaison, Housing Commission 309-494-8935  
Jamison, Donna Staff Liaison, Joint Commission on Racial Justice and Equity 309-494-8644  
Van Sickle, Debbie Staff Liaison, Joint Review Board (TIF Districts) 309-494-8943  
Smith, Matt Staff Liaison, Land Bank Board 309-494-8622  
Bonds, Trina Staff Liaison, Liquor Commission 309-494-8566  
Green, Melodi Staff Liaison, Mayor's Advisory Committee 309-494-8530  
Heinzmann, Dean Staff Liaison, Metropolitan Airport Authority   309-692-0269  
Allison, Leah Staff Liaison, Planning and Zoning Commission 309-494-8667  
Peterson, Stacy Staff Liaison, Public Arts Advisory Commission 309-494-8560  
Kirchgessner, Sharese Staff Liaison, Solid Waste(Landfill) Committee 309-494-8809  
Johnson, Pamela Staff Liaison, Springdale Cemetery Management Authority 309-208-4933  
St. Cerny, Shelley Staff Liaison, Transportation Commission 309-494-8825  
Allison, Leah Staff Liaison, Zoning Board of Appeals 309-494-8667  

Advisory Committee on Police Community Relations 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Farrell, Jennifer 4th Council District    
Cuizon, Jr., Al Under 25      
Amick, Gretchen At-Large      
Petersen, Kelly At-Large    
Malcolm, Omar 5th Council District    
Smith, Sarah Under Age 25    
Richardson, Kimberly City of Peoria Representative    
Lang, Lee 2nd Council District/Vice Chair      
Schaidle, Catherine At-Large    
Jackson, Donald NAACP Representative    
Burch, Shalandra At-Large/Chairperson    
Allen, Andre W. Council Member    
Boone, Demario Peoria Public School District 150    
Burnside, Terry At-Large    
Wilson, Karen 3rd Council District      
Lowery, Stephanie 1st Council District      

Board of Examiners Stationary & Hoisting Engineers 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Brown, Charles        
Gum, Gregory        
Puntoni, Joseph "Pete"        

CDBG Public Services Advisory Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hoerr, Jada Commission Member    
Ikejiaku, Alexander Commission Member    
Cannon, Sherry Commission Member    
Kilgore, Aaron Commission Member    
Fuller, Lisa Commission Member/Vice Chair    
McGhee, Kimberly Commission Member    
Kolditz, Brett Commission Member    
McCloud, Jonelle Commission Member    
Schubach, Pamela Commission Member    
Brown, Jalyssa Commission Member    
Campbell, Quentin Commission Member      
Grove, Brenda Commission Member      
Cuizon, Al Commission Member      

Construction Commission 

419 Fulton Street
Room 404
Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Goad, Bill Licensed HVAC Contractor      
Hall, Brad Illinois Licensed Architects      
Cicciarelli, Steve Fire Protection Engineer      
Snyder, Jason Licensed Electrician      
Claerhout, Todd Commercial Contractor      
Shoemaker, Dennis Chairperson/Licensed Architect      
Maurer, Adam Licensed Structural Engineer      
Scott, Lisa Residential Contractor      
Maroon, Jr., David Licensed Plumber      

Downtown Advisory Commission 

456 Fulton St
Suite 420 - Twin Towers Plaza
Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603



The general purpose of the Downtown Advisory Commission is to advise the Mayor and Council concerning policies, development, and operations within the Downtown, Riverfront and Warehouse Districts.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Lees, Ray Commission Member      
Jenkins, Jon Commission Member/Chair      
Fisher, Lenora Commission Member      
Scherer, Ryan Commission Member      
Kenny, Kate Commission Member      
Neidy, Jon Commission Member      
Berres, John Commission Member/Vice Chair      
McGhee, Kimberly Commission Member      
Walker, Angie Commission Member      

East Village Growth Cell Advisory Committee 

419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Anderson, Robert OSF      
Katlack, Steve Third District At-Large Resident/Chair      
Vacancy, Member Third District At-Large Resident      
Vacancy, Member Third District At-Large Resident      
Peszek, Edward OSF      
Suggs, Ilethea School District 150      
Renick, Daniel Second District At-Large Resident    
Eggleston, Blake Member of the City of Peoria      
Smith, Matthew J. Member of the City of Peoria      

Fair Employment Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Uddavolu, Anupama Commission Member    
Strickland, Brittany Commission Member      
Moore, Denise Commission Member      
Ruffin, Ronald Commission Member      
Carter-Allen, Sherry Commission Member/Chair      
Holloway, Carl Commission Member      
Dismuke, Solivian Commission Member      

Fire and Police Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Armstrong, Mickeisha Commission Member      
Burke, Thomas Commission Member/Chair      
Petersen, Kelly Commission Member      
Spears, William Commission Member/Vice Chair      
Williams, Jr., John E. Commission Member      
Unes, Leonard A. Commission Member      
Watkins Jr., The Honorable William Commission Member      

Firemen's Pension Fund Board of Trustees 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Pinkston, Trustee Brandon Elected/Active Firefighter Member      
Higgins, Trustee Thomas Appointed Member      
Phillips, Trustee Ralph Elected/Inactive Firefighter Member      
Smith, Trustee Matt Active Firefighter Member (President)      
Tarr, Trustee Stefanie City Clerk/Secretary      

Historic Preservation Commission 

419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Barry, Edward Representing Peoria Historical Society      
Farrell Gould, Marisa At-Large Representative for Historic Preservation      
Maloof, Michael Chairman/Licensed Real Estate Broker      
Krouse, Jan At-Large Representative for Historic Preservation      
Leslie Hill, Reagan At-Large Representative for Historic Preservation      
Smith, Geoffrey Licensed Architect      
Wiggins-Redmon, John At-Large Representative for Historic Preservation    

Housing Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Muehlbauer, Bree Commissioner/Neighborhood Interests      
Uhlenhopp, Brian Commissioner/Landlord      
Shah, Vaibhav Commissioner/Chair      
Genzel, Jane Commissioner      
Boswell, Cheryll Commissioner/Vice Chair      
Crowder, Donna Commissioner      
Sanders, Michelle Commissioner/Housing Authority      
Hayes, Shawn Commissioner/Licensed Realtor/Landlord      
Morgan, Regina Commissioner/Housing Authority/Tenant      
Peterson, Becky Commissioner/Lending      
La Rue, Debbi Commissioner/Fair Housing and Construction/Licensed Realtor      

Joint Review Board (TIF Districts) 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603



Land Bank Board 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61602


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hayes, Patrick Corporation Counsel 494-8590  
Smith, Matt Staff Liaison, Land Bank Board    
Kapustka, Chrissie Deputy Corporation Counsel      
Mosley, Marilyn District 1 Representative      
Oyler, Zachary Council Liaison      
Vespa, Michael Council Liaison    
Jackson, Denise Council Liaison      
Washburn, Kimberly Real Estate Representative      
Anderson-Maxwell, Randall District 2 Representative      
Dulin, Joe Community Development Department Director      
Urich, Patrick City Manager/Chair    

Liquor Commission 
Link: Liquor Commission Page

Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Ali, Rita Mayor/Liquor Commissioner      
Hounwanou, Arius Member      
Coates, Camille Member/Chair      
Spears, Timothy Member      
Winkler, Paul Member      
Jordan, Scott Member      
Toren, Michael City Attorney      
Lithicum, Rick Liquor Investigator      

Mayor's Advisory Committee 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Peebles, Datikka Committee Member    
Hayes, Doris Committee Member/Chair      
English, Staci Committee Member      
Hogeboom, Molly Committee Member    
Berry, Kaye Committee Member/Vice-Chair      
Muehlbauer, Bree Committee Member      
Srinivas, Jayishnu "Jay" Committee Member      
Peterson, Thomas Committee Member      
Gathers II, E. Doug Committee Member      

Municipal Band Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Liddle, David J. Commission Member      
Sloter, Molly Commission Member/Chair      
Wenger, Lee Commission Member      
Baker, Don Commission Member      
Barthel, Mary Commission Member      
Boyer, Marcia Commission Member      
Cooksey, Denise Band Representative      
Graves, George Business Manager      
Vroman, David Director      

Peoria Urban Forestry Advisory Board 
Directions

3505 N Dries Lane
Peoria, IL 61604

Peoria, IL 61604


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Probst, Brian Board Member      
McCarty, Doug Board Member      
Wilkins, Michael Board Member      
Freeman, Matt Board Member      
Price, Mike Board Member      
Maxwell, Ella Board Member      
Swenson, Randy Board Member      
McLaren, Amy Board Member      
Representative, City Vacant      

Planning and Zoning Commission 

419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Barry, Edward Commission Member      
Ghareeb, George Commission Member      
Koehler, Theresa Commission Member    
Heard, Eric Commission Member/Chair      
Martin, Branden Commission Member/Vice Chair      
Wiesehan, Michael Commission Member      
Unes, Richard Commission Member      

Police Pension Fund Board 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Leverett, Andre M. Trustee      
Curry, Shawn Active Police (Secretary)      
Bowers, Scott Active Police (President)      
Misener, Alan Retired Police (Vice-President)      
Burdick, Norman Assistant Secretary      

Public Arts Advisory Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Vacancy, Member Representative of Business Located in Downtown or Warehouse District      
Hamilton, DeMarcus Resident Artist      
Conger, Bill Resident Artist      
Johnson, Perry Resident of Downtown or Warehouse District      
Lawrence, Betty Jane General Requirement      
Gilliland Wright , Mae ArtsPartners Executive Director      
Burg-Braggs, Kari Resident At-Large      
Lewis, Shirlese General Requirement      
Zuckerman, Richard Non Profit Art Group, Chair      

Public Building Commission 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Hargrave-Murry, Chanel School District #150/Commissioner      
Meginnes, Brian Chair/Commissioner      
Sorrell, Scott Peoria County/Commissioner      
Casper, Ken Treasurer/Commissioner      
Laukitis, Richard Vice Chair/Commissioner      
Thomas, Cleveland Commissioner      
Johnson, Brian Sanitary District/Asst. Treasurer/Commissioner      

Sister City Commission 
Directions

419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602

419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Sullivan, Kevin Commission Member      
Smith, Karin Commission Member    
Enzenberger, Julie Commission Member      
Couri, Randy Commission Member      
Roesler, Patrick Commission Member/Vice Chair      
Stanesa, Thomas Commission Member      
Sattler, Joan Commission Member      
Doyle, Timothy Commission Member      
Durand, Winsley Commission Member      
Day, John Commission Member      
Joseph, Diana President/Friends of Aytou      
Walker, Dee President/Friends of Friedrichshafen      
Wong, Peter President/Friends of Benxi      
Dillon, James President/Friends of Clonmel      
Spears, Jim Commission Member      
Linder, Rex Commission Member/Chair      
Melaik, Patricia Commission Member      
Menold, Thomas Commission Member      

Solid Waste (Landfill) Committee 

Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Morris, Stephen Chairman/Joint Appointment      
Fox, Rick County Board Appointment      
Vacancy, County County Board Appointment      
Williams, Sharon County Board Appointment      
Van Winkle, Stephen Citizen not serving on City Council      
Oyler, Zachary Council Liaison      
Riggenbach, Timothy City Council      
Schoonover, Shaun Public Works Finance Mgr.      
Boswell, Jennie State's Attorneys Office      

Tourism Reserve Fund 

Peoria, IL 61603

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Wilson, Gregory Represents City of Peoria      
Spiller, Marwin Represents City of Peoria      
Kouri, Dan CVB      
Gordon-Young, Bernice Council Member      
Velpula, Kiran Council Member      
Dalfonso, Joseph Pres. and CEO PACVB/Chair      
Urich, Patrick City Manager      

Transportation Commission 
Directions

3505 N Dries Lane
Peoria, IL 61604

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Gokhale, Ashwini Professional Expertise    
Ghareeb, George Professional Expertise    
Coers, Jeremy Pedestrian or Bicycle Expertise    
Lott, Brandon Vice Chair - Professional Expertise    
Breitbach, Michael Professional Expertise    
McNamara, Patrick Chairman - Social and Geographical Representative    
Naffakh, Nada Social and Geographical Representative    
Goitein, Bernie Social and Geographical Representative    
Baker, Brent Pedestrian or Bicycle Expertise    
Coad, Collin Social and Geographical Representative 847-721-7116  
Vacancy, Member Professional Expertise      

Zoning Board of Appeals 

419 Fulton Street
Peoria, IL 61602

Peoria, IL 61603


Staff
Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Al-Khafaji, Laith Member      
Cannon, Ryan Member      
Draeger, Douglas Member      
Russo, Richard Member/Chair      
Thomas, Colton Member      
Morrison Dennis, Patricia Member    
Lyons, Lon Member/Vice Chair