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Staff Directory

Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

Address
4500 South Sixth Street Rd
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone
(217) 782-4540
Fax
(217) 524-5350
IT Support
(217) 524-2217

Brent Fischer, Executive Director

Brent Fischer was appointed as Executive Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board in December of 2015.  Additionally, Director Fischer is a sworn investigator for the Board. Prior to his appointment he served as Sheriff of Adams County for 17 years.  He began his career at the Sheriff’s Office as a Court Security Officer in 1991 and was hired as a Deputy Sheriff in 1994.  In 1998 he was elected Sheriff in 1998 and served up to his appointment as Executive Director.  While serving as Sheriff he served as President of the Illinois Sheriff’s Association in 2010.  Brent also served 10 years as a board member of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board where he served as Chairman for two years, 2010-2012.

Staff Members

Name Title Email
Laura Baker Certification Examination Coordinator
  • Law Enforcement/Correctional Exam Delivery
  • Crash Reconstruction Exam
    laura.baker@illinois.gov
    Kevin Baxter Police Training Specialist
    • Northern Illinois Region
    • Sworn Investigator
      kevin.baxter@illinois.gov
      Cora Beem Manager of Mandated Training
      • Sworn Investigator
        cora.beem@illinois.gov
        Lennora Burnom Program Manager/Curriculum Liaison
        • Applications for Course Certification
        • Applications for Instructor Approval
          lennora.burnom@illinois.gov
          Patrick Connolly Deputy Director
            Patrick.Connolly@illinois.gov
            Jon Elder Information Systems Analyst
            • Application Development
            • Web Content Management
              jon.elder@illinois.gov
              Kelly Griffith General Counsel
                kelly.griffith@illinois.gov
                Patrick L. Hahn Manager of In-Service Training
                  patrick.l.hahn@illinois.gov
                  Michael Haley Receptionist
                  • Training Roster Data Input
                    mike.haley@illinois.gov
                    John Keigher Chief Legal Counsel
                      john.keigher@illinois.gov
                      John Krein Chief Fiscal Officer
                        john.krein@illinois.gov
                        Denise A. Matthew Grant Accountant
                          denise.matthew@illinois.gov
                          Ellen Petty Personal Assistant to the Executive Director
                            ellen.petty@Illinois.gov
                            Eric Pingolt Deputy Director
                            • Sworn Investigator
                              eric.pingolt@illinois.gov
                              Anthony Raffety Program Manager
                              • FOIA Officer
                              • Human Resources Manager
                                anthony.raffety@illinois.gov
                                Lya Ramos Intern
                                  Lya.Ramos@illinois.gov
                                  Dan Rhodes Roster Coordinator
                                  • Personnel Roster
                                  • Firearms Re-qualification Rosters
                                    dan.rhodes@illinois.gov
                                    Lee Ryker Police Training Specialist
                                    • Southern Illinois Region
                                    • Sworn Investigator
                                      lee.ryker@illinois.gov
                                      Scott Schaefer Police Training Specialist
                                      • Central Illinois Region
                                      • Sworn Investigator
                                        scott.c.schaefer@illinois.gov
                                        Dan Sluga Chief Information Officer
                                        • Information Technology Operations
                                        • LEDI
                                          dan.sluga@illinois.gov
                                          Natalie Tsai Form E (Notice of Appointment/Separation) Coordinator
                                            natalie.tsai@illinois.gov
                                            Keith Wallace Information Technology Intern
                                            • LEDI Support
                                              keith.wallace@illinois.gov
                                              Jill Weber Program Manager
                                              • IDOT Grants
                                              • Training Waivers
                                              • Training Extensions/Freezes
                                                jill.weber@illinois.gov
                                                Jennifer Wooldridge Manager of Operations and Special Projects
                                                • CIT
                                                • Specialized Programs
                                                  jennifer.wooldridge@illinois.gov