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PDS Recipients

​2020
​Adams, Brea ​Stephenson Co. EMA
​Baker, Robert ​Stephenson Co. EMA
​Barrett, William ​Marion Police Dept
​Betz, Mark ​Round Lake Beach PD
​Bryla, Amy ​Moraine Valley Community College
​Builta, Steve ​IEMA
​George, Rodriguez ​Rockford Fire Dept
​Litterst, Angela ​Mercer County OEM
​Pettinelli, Blake ​Grundy Co EMA
​Reyes, Edwin ​Cook County Emergency Management Regional Security
​Roche, John ​Evanston FD
​ Persad Shah, Renuka ​Will County EMA
2019
Abbinante, Vicki Will County EMA
Beck, Catherine Mclean County
Benson, Eric IEMA
Bergsten, Derek Rockford FD
Bragg, Jason Leland Police Department
Cameron, Thomas IL State Toll Highway Authority
Corn, Patricia K Lake County Health Dept
Crippen, Jay Carbondale OEM
Doerr, Willey Woodford County EMA
Eder, Daniel Lake County EMA
Feliciano, Guillermo City colleges of CHI (Truman College)
Fontana, Keith Orland Fire District
Gaonkar, Gaurav A Village of Oak Park
Hassan, Soorah American Red Cross
Horn, Brian E Massac County EMA
​Kattner, Paul Illinois Emergency Management Agency​
​King, Sierra ​American Red Cross
Kovats, William L Merrionette Park FD
Ladniak, Matthew City of Chicago OEMC
La Plante, Jeremiah (states not affiliated with agency or org)
​Linwood, Ryan ​Chicago Cubs
Lyne, Kevin MABAS-IL
Nickel, Sandra IEMA
Nolley, Paul United Way of Rock River Valley
Offermann, Frederick Joliet FD
Payton, Puanani L Cook Co. Medical Examiner
Peters, Susanne American Red Cross
Pradelski, Jody University of Chicago
Pruski, Kristine NM Kishwaukee EMSS
Rendleman, Anthony Pekin FD
Rivera, Gilbert Round Lake Beach PD
​Robinson, Craig J ​Bellwood Homeland Security & EM
Ross Jr. John W City of Aurora FD
​Sabel, Michael W ​Bellwood DHSEM
Serici, Anthony Dupage County EMA
​Shelbourne, Lisa ​Illinois Emergency Managment Agency
​Shiflett-Picardi, Debra ​Hillside Emergency Management
​Silas, Kendall M ​Bellwood Homeland Security & EM
Socha, Rebecca A American Red Cross
Taylor, Patricia Cook County Health
Thompson, Benjamin McDonough County Health Dept
Turner, Dwayne OG Systems-National Geospatial Intelligence Agency
Varelis, Theodora American Red Cross
Wheeler, Timothy T Bellwood Dept of Homeland Security & EMA
Williams, Richard IEMA
Wiza, Natalie Seneca EMA
2018
​Keith D. Albaugh ​Illinois National Guard
​Kegan Lee Anderson ​Madison County EMA
​William M. Baker ​Buffalo Grove Fire Department​
​Aggie Becker ​Clinton County Health
​James Bentley R ​Illinois Air National Guard
​James A. Blessman ​Pekin Fire Department
​Tiffany Boehler ​Macoupin County Public Health
Ronald W. Bonesz Illinois National Guard​
​Willie Brown ​Rockford Fire Dept.
​Ileen Bryer ​Wheeling Fire Department
​Michael J. Buchanan Bellwood Dept of Homeland Security and EM
Robert Buonicore JR Valley View 365
​John Burns JR City of Pekin Fire Department
Michelle S. Bush American Red Cross
​Derek Carle ​Illinois Training & Standard Board-Executive Institute
​Bobi K. Cavins Southern Seven Health Department
​Ronald A Dippel ​Rockton Police Dept
Matthew Dodsworth Illinois Army National Guard
​Joseph C. Ducibella Berwyn DHSEM
​Luis E Duran ​City of Rockford Fire Dept
​Kevin Eriksson ​Western Illinois University
​Murrel (lee) French ​Memorial Hospital Belleville​
​Edward Graney ​Cook County Sheriff’s
​Kimberly Griswold ​Chicago Ridge EMA
​Wayne Gulliford ​Chicago office OF Emergency management & Communications
​John M Hagan ​Heartland Regional Medical Ctr
​Kathy Haldeman ​Carbondale Office of Emergency Management
​Caleb M. Hanson Hanover Township Emergency Services
​Aaron M Harlan ​Henry County Office of Emergency Management
​James Hawkes ​Genesis Ambulance
​Sharon Hebert NM Kishwaukee Hospital
Michael Holmes Team Rubicon USA
​Brandon Keller ​IDOT- Bureau of Operations
​James E Kenyon ​United States Transportation Command
​Aaron Kozlowski Joliet Fire Dept
​Robert K Kukla ​Village of Streamwood Fire Dept.
​Charles Lauss ​Peoria Fire Department​
​Robert Leracz ​McHenry County EMA
​Nicole A. Lindstrom Hanover Township Emergency services
Jason Loeb Hoffman Estates Fire Dept./Task force 1
​Ted Lohr ​French Village FD & Civil Air Patrol
​Giovanna Losurdo ​Dupage County Homeland Security & Emergency Management
​John J. Lukancic ​Joliet Fire Department
​Amy Malina Berwyn Dept of HSEM
​Joel Mauney ​Illinois Army National Guard
​Joy Medrano Lutheran Social Services of Illinois
​Jim Miller ​Mt. Prospect Fire Dept.
​Timothy Morris JR ​City of Rockford Fire Department
​Khalil K. Muhammad ​City of Chicago- OEMC
Corey ​Mulryan DuPage County EMA
​Vanessa Murray ​Will County Emergency Management Agency
Daniel Neubeck ​Office of Emergency Mangmnt & Communications
​Greg Nimmo ​Monthomery County EMA
​Don R. Nowak Jr. ​Palos Health
Kimberly T. Nowicki Cook county DHS & Emergency Management
​Peter Raber ​Chicago OEM
​Patricia Richards ​Little Company of Mary Hospital
​Orval Rowe Jackson County EMA
​Matthew P. Rakauskas Plainfield Emergency Management Agency
​Patricia Richards ​Little Company of Mary Hospital
​Adam Riha ​City of Rockford Fire Department
​Orval D. Rowe Jackson County Emergency Management Agency
​Adriana Sanabria ​City of Chicago-Office of Emergency management
​Jason Sanford Chicago OEMC
Ryan Sarver ​Harlem-Roscoe Fire Protection District
​Kevin Scheibe ​Monroe County EMA
​Joseph A. Serb ​City of Chicago OEMC
​Paul E. Sherrod ​DuPage Co Office of Homeland Security
​Jerald (Jay) D. Sims ​Southern Illinois Healthcare
Antoine Smith ​Federal Reserve Police​
​Douglas Stimson ​Customs and Border Protection
​Ronald Stone ​Du Quoin EMA
​Kevin Sur ​DHS/FEMA
​Britt Talley ​IL National Guard
Stanley Taylor ​Peoria Fire Department
​Kali Thomas ​DuPage County OHSEM
​Patrick Trollop ​Harlem Roscoe Fire Protection District
​Latesha D Tubbs ​Office of Emergency Management City of Chicago
​Mike Vaughn ​Peoria Fire Department​
​Terrence M. Walker ​Valley View School Dist 365
​Matthew D. Warren ​Franklin County Emergency Management
​Robert G Werderitsch ​Plainfield EMA
​Kirsten Werner ​Mercy Health
​Timothy Williamson ​Morton Fire Department
​Steven D Wise American Red Cross
2017
​Scott B. Allshouse ​Stephenson County Health Department​
​Jeffrey A. Althoff ​Rockford Fire Department
​David A. Atkocaitis ​City of Chicago OEMC
​Charles J. Barnes ​Rockford Fire Department
​Chauntelle A. Biagi-Bruer ​Putnam County EMA
Scott J. Buziecki North Aurora Police Department
​Matt Cordonnier ​Rockford Fire Department
​Keilita Cuevas ​Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
​Brian Daliege ​Cook County Dept of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
​Brian W. Drerup ​Rockford Fire Department​
​Brian A. Duran ​Bureau County Emergency Management Agency
​Derick L. Eshelman ​Cook County Dept of Homeland Security & Emergency Management​
​Daniel A. Fidonik ​Franklin Park Fire Department​
​Nicholas R. Fish ​Illinois Valley Community Hospital
​Ellen L. Genrich ​Boone County Health Department ​
​Charles J. Geraci ​EMA/Village of Alsip
​John P. Girone ​Rockford Fire Department E911
​Douglas S Hayes ​Cherry Valley Fire Protection District​
​Kyle D. Hill ​Rockford Fire Department​
​Richard D. Jenks, Jr ​Rock Valley College Police Department
​Raymond Kay ​MABAS-Illinois
​John W. Kiser, Jr ​Cook County Homeland Security and Emergency Agency
​Justin V. Kness ​Sycamore Police Department
​Shannon Kopp ​Rockford Fire Department​
​Michael D. Landt ​American Red Cross/Hanover Township Emergency Services
​Thomas Edward Londo ​Cherry Valley Fire Protection District
​Helen Gayle Lundeen ​American Red Cross/Scott County Iowa EMA
Paul F. Marucci ​DuPage Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management Committee 
​Donald Mascarella ​Palatine Emergency Management Agency
​Brian Maschke ​Rockford Fire Department​
​Brent C. Massingill ​Illinois State Police
​Allen D. Matza ​Will County Emergency Management Agency
​Robert McCaffrey ​American Red Cross
​Larry W. Mead ​Jersey County ESDA
Scott D. Meyers ​Winnebago County Sheriff’s Office
​Todd W. Monahan ​Rockford Fire Department​
​James M. O’Brien ​Valley View CUSD 365U/Bolingbrook EMA
Lucas Ortegel Northern Illinois University
​Charles Pedersen ​Jo Daviess County Emergency Management
​Maria C. Pergi ​Will County Emergency Management Agency
​Elizabeth M. Russell ​Rockford Fire Department
​Maria D. Salgado ​Cook County Dept of Homeland Security & Emergency Management
​Herb Simmons ​St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency
​Linda Sliva ​Hanover Township Emergency Services/Palatine EMA
​Kevin Michael Stern ​Will County Emergency Management Agency
​George Stevenson ​Melrose Park Homeland Security-Public Safety
​Jeff S. Szczech ​Lake County EMA
​Pamela Francine Thomas-Hall ​American Red Cross
​Joseph J. Tokarz ​LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency​
​Richard E. Trapp ​Cherry Valley Fire Department
​John T. Trujillo ​Memorial Hospital East
Richard P. Ward Northern Illinois University
​Bryan W. Whitaker ​St. Clair County Emergency Management Agency
Christopher M. Willis ​John A. Logan College Police​
2016
​Teresa E. Barnett ​DeWitt County Clinton EMA
​Steven D. Blaine ​Vermilion County​
​Robert B. Bland III ​IL National Guard ​
​Eric L. Bryant ​Cook County DHSEM
​William T. Burke ​Hanover Township EMA
​Jeffrey A. Butler ​New Lenox ESDA​
​Carrie Carlson ​McHenry County EMA
​Kendall W. Caruthers ​Logan County EMA
​Eric Ceci ​Iroquois County EMA
​Kurt Clifford ​Plainfield EMA
​Louise Conway IEMA​
​Danielle Cortes DeVito ​FEMA​
​Donald J. Durbin ​Southern Baptist Disaster Relief
​Natalie Dybsky ​FEMA
​Calen Arthur Edgar ​Western IL University
​Tammy D. Esposito ​Macon County EMA
​Kathryn Ann Fajfar ​Will County EMA
​Anthony J. Falconio ​Madison County EMA​
​Karen K. Feldkamp ​Effingham County Health Department​
Thomas P. Fink  ​Bolingbrook EMA/VVSD 365U
​Michael C. Fleming ​NWCDS
​Kyle S. Griffin ​Kane County OEM
​Michael Wm Haase ​Kane County OEM​
​Frank L. Hagen ​Christian County EMS​
​Bill Hasty ​Monroe County EMA​
​Geoffrey M. Kepka ​Kane County OEM
​Edward F. Kemper ​Palatine Emergency Management Agency
​Adam J. Kennell ​Presence St. Mary's Hospital​
​Stefan Kljajic ​Des Plaines EMA​
​David A. Larson ​Elgin Police Department 
​Daniel J. Lempa ​Little Company of Mary Hospital
​Eric G. Lyons ​Waukegan Fire Dept/City of Waukegan
​Josephine B. Mascarenas Diaz  ​Dept of Homeland Security/TSA
​John Patrick McGuire ​Hanover Township EMA
​James F. Miller  ​City of Vienna PD
​Joseph D. Moore ​Orland Fire Protection District​
​John Nebl ​DuPage County OHSEM
​Anthony O'Neal ​Ameren Illinois
​Lana L. Ophorst ​DeWitt County Clinton EMA
​Michele L. Pankow ​City of Rockford Fire Dept​
​Tanika Pierce ​Federal Reserve Police
​Constance A. Power ​City of Chicago; Aviation Security​
​Donald Priddy ​John A. Logan College
​Jacob A. Proctor ​Ameren IL
​Luis A. Rivera Jr.  ​Chicago PD​
Alyssa Schmidt ​Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital ​
​Michael Schnaper ​Rockford Fire Department ​
​Jemina Shikany ​American Red Cross
​David Speicher ​IDOT District 5
​Donald Swiatkowski ​IEMA​
​Kimberly Tegeler ​City of Effingham Emergency Management
​Christopher R. Thunherst ​New Lenox ESDA
​Cristina Velasquez ​CTI/Chicago Dept. of Aviation-MDW​
​Stephanie R. Vogelsang ​U of I, Public Safety and Emergency Management
​Kendra Wackt ​Country Financial
​Christy Wallace ​Ford County Health Dept
Louis Wittmer ​Des Plaines Police Dept.​
2015
​Ryan A. Allison ​Crete EMA
​Keenan D. Campbell ​Bureau County EMA
​Brooke Michelle Chasteen ​American Red Cross
​Erik Colon ​Cook County DHSEM
​Kendra D. Craig ​Fayette County EMA
​Robert Dahlberg​ ​Lemont Police Department
​Kiley S. Depew ​Fayette County EMA
​Christina Dunn-Heiser ​Southern Wine & Spirits
​Daniel J. Durbin ​Schuyler County ESDA
​Conan Foley​ ​Hanover Park PD
​Joseph W. Formhals Joliet Fire Dept.​
Zahira G. Garcia ​Federal Reserve Police Dept.
Chad W. Gessner Kankakee County EMA​
Michael E. Hish Inverness PD​
​Kelly Alexandra Hitt Grundy County Health Department​
Pamela M. Jacobs ​Effingham County EMA​
​Christopher S. Locke ​Fairview Heights ESDA
​Robert M. Martin Jr. Win-Bur-Sew FPD​
​Earl J. Mashaw City of Chicago OEMC
​Kent P. McCanless ​Woodford County EMA​
​Shafrika Kelli McCurdy ​City of Chicago OEMC​
​Sarah McKillop ​City of Rolling Meadows
​Charles W. Meyers Jr. ​Win-Bur-Sew FPD
​Joseph V. Miller, Jr. ​Massac County ESDA
​Anneliese C. Moyer ​American Red Cross
​Monica Mszal-Urbaniak ​Oak Lawn EMA
​Brian J. Nestler ​Harper College
​Mark Andrew Oglesby ​Bolingbrook Fire Dept.
Kevin L. Parker Richland County EMA
​Christopher M. Pettineo ​City of Chicago OEMC
​Alyse Marie Plattos Oak Lawn EMA
​Bruce Edward Reppert ​U.S. Attorney’s Office, Southern District of IL​
​Joseph W. Ricchio ​Henry and Stark County Health Dept.
​Roger D. Richmond ​Minooka EMA
​Joseph M. Rivera ​Office of the Sheriff Lake County
​Dr. Jack L. Rozdilsky ​WIU ​
​Brian Schmitz ​Lemont Police Department
​Matthew J. Schneider ​WIU/Lake County EMA
​Mathew J. Schnepple ​Henry County EMA
​Michael J. Schulz ​Alder University
​George Paul Sommerfeld IV ​NIU Dept. of Police and Public Safety
​Jason Stubler ​Naperville Police Department
​Terrance Valentino ​Rolling Meadows Fire Dept.
​Alexis Villasenor ​Western IL University student​
​Douglas Paul Winston ​City of North Chicago
2014
​Thomas W. Abrams ​Palatine Emergency Management Agency
​Maribeth A. Anderson ​IMERT
​Josh Balk ​OSF Saint Francis Medical Center-Office of Disaster Preparedness
​Larry J. Auvergene ​Federal Emergency Management Agency
​Larry J. Auvergene ​Federal Emergency Management Agency
​James R. Barnett ​Lincolnwood Fire Department
​Michael James Belmonte ​Antioch EMA/Village of Lake Bluff
​Patrick J. Carr ​Tinley Park Emergency Management and 911 Communications
​Amal E. Centers, Jr. ​Boy Scouts of America
​Judith A. Courter ​Franklin Hospital
​Patrick A. Creek ​Williamson County Emergency Management Agency
​Bill R. Crouse ​U.S. Army
​James F. Cueno ​City of Galesburg
​Randy Deicke ​Batavia Emergency Services and Disaster Agency
​Craig F. Dieckman ​DuPage County OHSEM
​Michi Dubes ​Benedictine University
​Timothy J. Foley ​IL Air National Guard, 182d Airlift Wing
​Terry L. Fulk, Jr ​Jackson County Health Department
​Thomas G. Gartner ​IL State Police
​William J. Glisson ​Forest Preserve District of Kane County Policer
​Joy L. Glover ​Cook County DHSEM
​Bart Hagston ​Jackson County Health Department
​Zachary R. Heintzelman ​126 ARW CES/CEX, U.S. Air National Guard
​Jose Hernandez ​Oak Lawn Police Dept. and EMA
​Mike Hertz ​City of Carbondale EMA
​Bryan S. Jennings ​City of Mt. Vernon Fire Department
​Michelle G. Jonas ​Palatine Emergency Management Agency
​Aaron G. Klima ​Shorewood Emergency Management Agency
​Timothy P. Lamb ​Hinsdale Police Department
​Erin Catherine Laske ​St. Xavier University-Public Safety
​Belen Sanchez Leos ​US Department of Labor-OSHA
​Daniel P. Martin ​New Lenox Police Department
​Anthony E. Marzano ​Argonne National Laboratory
​September McAdoo ​Clinton County Health Department - Medical Reserve Corps
​Tylon McGee ​Cook County Department of Homeland Security
​Cornelius O'Connell ​Lewis University
​Susie Park ​Cook County DHSEM
​Jeffrey J. Prior ​Hanover Park Police Department
​Michael K. Pyle ​U.S. Army
​Erin Carmella Raymond ​Oak Lawn EMA
​Toyla Rice ​Cook County DHSEM
​Scott M. Robertson ​Lake County Health Department
​Deborah J. Sassen ​IDOT
​Harry M. Schmidt ​Memorial Health System
​Jeffery Schulman ​Cook County Dept. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
​Monica J. Schwarm ​Cook County DHSEM
​William J. Sheehy III ​St. Xavier University Police Department
​Christine Shiau ​Cook County DHSEM
​Michael D. Smith ​Hanover Township Emergency Services
​Shirley Spangler ​Franklin Hospital
​Kent L. Studnicka ​Cook County Dept. Homeland Security and Emergency Management
​Dennis A. Terpin ​University of IL at Chicago
​Timothy Thomas ​Cook County DHSEM
​John “Jack” Touhy ​Saint Xavier University
​Kevin J. Votava ​Hinsdale Fire Department
​Raymond E. Walden III ​IL Civil Air Patrol
​Corey J. Walters ​Saint Louis University
​David C. Ward
​Chester J. Wiencek Jr. ​City of Warrenville ESDA
​David L. Winker ​Elmhurst Fire Department
Mark T. Wold ​Glencoe Department of Public Safety
​Sherrie Y. Wright ​City of Chicago OEMC
2013
​John N. Althoff ​Effingham Cit-County Ambulance
Jeffrey T. Anderson Winne​bago County Sheriff's Office
Joseph H. Bartley Riverton Area Fire Protection District
Wyatt A. Bickett Illinois National Guard
Commander Daniel A. Bitton Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Mona K. Bonick Scott Air Force Base
Christopher Braun Scott Air Force Base
John D. Brown Federal Bureau of Prisons
Douglas L. Brushaber St. Clair County Illinois EMA Volunteer
Matthew G. Bryan Illinois Fire Service Institute
Patrick A. Burke Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency
Christine A. Cherry United States Air Force
Candee A. Cole Des Plaines Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Debra S. Collett Tazewell County Emergency Management Agency
Jim Conn Palatine Fire Department
Vincent B. Davis Walgreens Corporation - Emergency Preparedness & Response Division
Frederick R. Diehl Rockford Public Schools, District 205
James E. Donaldson Piatt County Emergency Management Agency
Gregory R. "Bob" Doty Illinois Fire Service Institute
Kenneth G. Eitenmiller, Jr., Rockford Fire Department
Daniel Ensign Coles County Emergency Management Agency
David Esterquest Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Dylan J. Ferguson City of Bloomington Fire Department
Matt Forcum Stewardson Fire Protection District
Steven M. Ford Bridgeview Emergency Management Agency
Glenn A. Gibbs U.S. Army
Raymond J. Hamilton Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Samuel J. Hawkins 375th Civil Engineer Squadron
John R. Hedeman Illinois Army National Guard
Keith Hertenstein Jefferson County Emergency Management Agency
Harry (Hap) Hileman Illinois Army National Guard
Richard L. Hollowell Defense Information Systems Agency
Kelly Huddleston Williamson County Emergency Management Agency
Jason E. Huffman Menard County Sheriff's Office
Kenneth G. Jaeger Belvidere Fire Department
William R. James Kane County LEPC
Christopher Jansen IMERT
Lloyd Johnson Rockford Health System
Randall Johnson Lisle Police Department
Dawn Johnson-Bridges TSA-DHS
Michael V. Kaiser Applied Research Associates
Michael Patrick Kelley Oak Lawn Emergency Management
Steven M. Kirschbaum SwedishAmerican Health System
John M. Kolarik Schaumburg Fire Department
Dora Koop Illinois Medical Emergency Response Team
Ann Dynako Kubiczky Riverside Township
Stephen Kubiczky Riverside Township
Thomas M. Kulasik Grundy County Emergency Management Agency
Marcy L. Leach City of Rockford
Lori McTaggart Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Robert L. Littler PE, PMP Alcatel-Lucent
Carol J. Lussky Pingree Grove Police Department
Timothy G. Maroder Elgin Fire Department
Timothy Jennings McClure Western Illinois University
Timothy McFall Scott Air Force Base
Katrina Miller AlliedBarton Security Services
Charley D. Mills, Jr. 375 AMW/XP (Plans, Programs, & Readiness)
Jonathon E. Monken Director, Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Frank J. Munao, Jr. Village of South Barrington EMA
Brian L. Murphy SwedishAmerican Emergency Medical Services
Benjamin M. Ognibene City of Rockford
Tracy A. Page Kendall County Emergency Management Agency
Stephanie Pileggi Scott Air Force Base
Calvin L. Plumer Logan-Trivoli Fire Protection District
Tom A. Pratt SwedishAmerican Health System
Michael B. Raschen Illinois National Guard
Eric Rezba IL CERFP
Howard D. Richards Fox Lake Fire Protection District CERT
Mark A. Richardson Western Illinois University
Thomas Riley Homer Glen Emergency Management
Eugene D. Ryan Cook County Homeland Security
Rob M. Scaramella Lake County Health Department
Shay Simmons McLean County Health Department
Jackie Slater Bloomingdale Police Department
Brad M. Smith Advocate BroMenn Medical Center
Thomas W. Tilton Cook County Dept. of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
James Wesley Triplett Naval Station Great Lakes
Jillian Y. Urbas Oak Lawn Emergency Management Agency
Ashley M. Wade 375 Readiness & Emergency Management Flight
Ryan R. Weber Monroe County Emergency Management Agency
Stephen M. Weiler Forest Park Police Department
Major Lenny A. Williams Illinois National Guard
2012
​Sabit A. Abbasi ​DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Lucas Timothy Anderson Target
Ramona Baldoni-Lake Harlem Roscoe Fire Protection District
Karen S. Balogh Quill Corporation
Jeffrey R. Baygood Long Grove Fire Protection District
Michael A. Borcky Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Laurie Bradach LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency
Bethanie Brooks LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency
John Carlson Champaign County Emergency Management Agency
Anne Conwill Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Steven L. Cutaia City of Park Ridge
Cindy Dawson Trenton Emergency Management Service
Maurice P. Deenihan Hanover Township Emergency Management Agency
Matthew C. Doughtie Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications
John M. Dwyer Champaign County Emergency Management Agency, Illinois ANG
Robert P. Evans Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Mark Flaherty Aurora Emergency Management
Linda Gant Village of Dixmoor
Andrew P. Geil Riverton Area Fire Protection District
Michael Paul Gohlke Independent
Daniel J. Graunke BP America
Ronald Graziano Hoffman Estates Emergency Management Agency
Theresa M. James Rockford Health System
Jenifer L. Johnson Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Domingo Kaller Will County Emergency Management Agency
Matthew W. Knott Rockford Fire Department
Stephanie L. Kuschel Region 1 RHCC/Rockford Memorial Hospital
Jonathan T. Lowman Highland Park Police Department
Dale Anthony Marzano, OFS Will County ARES
Herman Mathus Dixmoor Police Department
Jason D. Morris Metropolis Fire Department
Thomas J. Murray, Jr. Will County Emergency Management Agency
Gerald P. Nellessen Village of Lake Bluff
Donald Novak City of Elmhurst Emergency Management Agency
Deon K. Pillard Will County Emergency Management Agency
William G. Radicic Henry County, Illinos Emergency Management Agency
Tracy Renfro Rockford Fire Department
Michael Rons Evanston Fire and Life-Safety Services
Murray J. Snow Village of Oak Park
Alana Sorrentino Logan County Emergency Management Agency
Sarah J. Steinbach Student of Emergency Management
Donna Stotlar City of Marion Emergency Management Agency
Joseph Terry Oak Park Fire Department
Kirk Thirtyacre McLean County Emergency Management Agency
Laris Turkic McHenry County Emergency Management Agency
Vardman L. Turner Rockford Fire Department
Kyle Ullmark NIU Police and Public Safety
Todd A. Walker Village of Algonquin
Jerry C. Wiltfang Winnebago County Sheriff's Police
2011
​David Robert Adler ​DuPage C. Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Managment
Robert Alvarez Altram S​olutions
Mark T. Ballard Illinois National Guard
Jayne E. Ballun Will Co. Emergency Management Agency
Paul G. Banks NorthShore University Health System
Richard K. Banske Calumet City Fire Dept.
Allison Beedon DuPage County Health Department
Mitchell Bienvenue Round Lake Beach Emergency Management Agency
Karla Ann Black Independent
Gregory P. Blaskey City of Joliet Fire Dept.
Richard W. Chiarello Round Lake Beach
Shannon Lee Clark Timber Hollis Fire Protection District
Susan M. Clemons-Tysiak Illinois Medical Emergency Response Team
Joseph M. Corl Rockford Fire Department
Joshua L. DeHeve Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Abigail Donaldson Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Cynthia Donnelly Saint Xavier University - Chicago
Logan Marie Drizd Corporate Walgreens
Amy Dickenson-Ferguson Illinois Department of Human Services
Daniel K. Eck Illinois National Guard
John W. Eilers Illinois Department of Corrections
Robert L. Elliott Illinois State Police
Troy Erbentraut OSF Saint Francis Medical Center
Galen Esmon Wayne County Emergency Management Agency
Keith E. Frank Canton Fire Department
Carolyn Giacchetti Northern Illinois University Police
David Gervino DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Joseph T. Gillespie Kendall County Emergency Management Agency
Ricky A. Grah Randolph County Emergency Management
Michael A. Graves MABAS
Michelle Hanneken Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Thomas J. Hardin Cook County Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Lori Hardy Will County Emergency Management Agency
Tami Haukedahl Elgin Community College Police Department
Robert J. Horstman Bridgeview Emergency Management Agency
Michael T. Ilczyszyn Village of Palatine Emergency Management Agency/Citizen Corps
Jacob R. Jakubek Village of Oak Lawn Emergency Management Agency
Joseph E. Jones DeKalb County ESDA
Douglas E. Kaiser Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center
Garren King Air National Guard
Tolly Knezevich Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Ashley Knuppel Illinois Terrorism Taskforce
Emily J. Krettler American Red Cross
Christopher Michael Krzos Naperville Police Department
Jerry Lorton Clark County Sheriff's Office
Fred Moore LaSalle County CERT
Mary Narens Walgreens
Zachary O'Hara Oak Lawn Emergency Management Agency
Barbara Oliff Illinois Medical Emergency Response Team
Michael L. Opitz Chicago Fire Department HAZMAT Training
James Pepper Illinois State Police
James M. Piorkowski Des Plaines Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
James W. Pitchford Macoupin County Emergency Management Agency
Peter S. Polarek Sycamore Fire Department
Francesco Portera Des Plaines Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Barbara J. Prunkard Vermillion County Emergency Management Agency
Safia Rabah DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Michele Rice Vermillion County Emergency Management Agency
Phillip F. Rittenhouse Lockport Emergency Management Agency
Ryan J. Rivard Des Plaines Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Anthony Roeback Bridgeview Emergency Management Agency
Jared Rowcliffe Shelby County Emergency Management Agency
Brianne Rutherford Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
Mary F. Scalzetti Village of Downers Grove Emergency Management Agency
John P. Schmidtke Antioch Emergency Management Agency
John L. Schulz City of Lockport, Emergency Management Agency
Greg Sebben City of Joliet
Steven J. Smith LaSalle fire Department
Justino L. Sosa Jr. Illinois Emergency Medical Response Team
Robert C. Stucko Chicago Transit Authority
Hero Tameling Illinois Department of Human Services
Donald Thompsen DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Aubrey A. Troesch Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Derek Vicich Oglesby Fire Rescue
James W. Wall Illinois National Guard
Aaron Van Wellbaum Independent
Tamara S. Wessel Loami Fire Department
2010
​Bruce Ahlmann Des Plaines Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency 
Mark P. Bagby St. Clair County Special Emergency Services Association
Gregg Baker Cole County Health Department
Bernard Baltz Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Shana Bean Logan County Department of Public Health
Michael R. Bonuchi Plainfield Emergency M​anagement Agency
Wendell Brewer Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Paul Bumba City of St. Charles
Raymond Carrell City of Chicago, Department of Aviation
Mark Chmura Naperville Fire Department
Nancy Cistaro Crestwood Emergency Management Agency
Bob D. Clark McLean County Emergency Management Agency
William F. Clark Village of Schaumburg
Nicholas Countouris Kaneville Fire Protection District
Lori Crites Williamson County Emergency Management
Michelle Cullerton Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Amber Dillon Illinois Terrorism Task Force
Gregory Dosch Lincolnshire/Riverwood Fire Protection District
Robert Dunne Northfield Township Road District
Rick Emerson Beecher Police Department
Glenn Evans City of Chicago
Fernando Flores Jr. Palos Emergency Management Agency
Haydee Gonzalez Plainfield Emergency Management Agency
Devan P. Gourdine RJA International
Nicholas Grasso Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Curtis Hawk McLean County Emergency Management Agency
Sue Hecht-Mikes Advocate Christ Medical Center
Paul Henneman Chicago Fire Dept
James F. Herring Lake County Emergency Management Agency
Daniel A. Hite Illinois State University, Office of Environmental Health and Safety
Todd Hitt City of Champaign Fire Department
Bryan K. Hovey American Red Cross
Michael R. Jackson Lake County Emergency Management Agency
Steve R. James McHenry County Emergency Management Agency
Gretchen Jarrett Illinois Terrorism Task Force
Kenneth Kirgan Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Dan Kreps McDonough County ESDA
Robert Leahy Jr. Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Walter K. Lewis Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Mandy Little Franklin County Emergency Management
Todd Marshall Des Plaines Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency
Ryan McGraw Kane County Office of Emergency Management
C. Kent McKenzie Lake County Emergency Management Agency
Gregory S. Miller Carroll County ESDA Directory
Carole Moen Wood Dale CERT
Sarah T. Murray Chicago OEMC
Brent Oots Plainfield Emergency Management Agency
Brandon M. Oxley Illinois Secretary of State Capitol Police
Jeremy Parke Franklin County Emergency Management Agency
Bryan R. Peters Effingham County Emergency Management Agency
Jeffrey Pindelski Downers Grove Fire Department
Mehwish Qasim Northern Illinois University
Peter J. Raber Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communication
Matt Rauen Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Ed Richter Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Jennifer Ricker Illinois Emergency Management Agency
James Rissell Zion ESDA
Kenneth Roscher Waukegan Police Department
Leon H. Roth Nebo System, Inc.
William A. Rowe Sr. Inverness Emergency Management Agency
Todd Short University of Illinois Police Department
Dennis L. Sparrow Adams County Emergency Management Agency
Melissa Stoll Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Patricia Stoll Palatine Emergency Management Agency
Jason S. Sukut Menard County EMA
John Philip Swinford Village of Sherman
Andy Thompson Stephenson County Emergency Management Agency
Cynthia Thornton Northwest Central Dispatch System
Terry Tichava Kendall Co. Emergency Management Agency
Colin Vasconcelles Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Jim C. Wallace Village of Barrington
Craig E. Weber Plainfield Emergency Management Agency
Emmet Welch City of Chicago Police Department
Sherry Wertz Marshall Browning Hospital
Sherry Wooten University of Illinois, Office of Campus Emergency Planning
David Zinanni Kankakee County ESDA
2009
​Craig Dopp ​Palatine EMA
Larry Graf Menard County EMA
Chris Melvin IEMA
James Montanari Naperville Police Department
Linda Bradbury American Red Cross
William L. Newman Jr. Arlington Heights Police Department
James D. Goldasich Putnam County EMA
Steven E. Carlson Rock Island County EMA
Paul Burbank Franklin County EMA
David Cashion Woodford County EMA
Brian Ciszczon Bolingbrook ESDA
Greg Pantke Westmont EMA
Brian Blomgren McLean County EMA
Joe D. Mitchell IL Department of Public Health
Robert E. Langsfeld Hoffman Estates ESDA
Fernando Flores Illinois State Police
Mary Poundstone Grundy County EMA
Steven D. Lewis Flora/Clay Co. ESDA
David H. Kennedy Du Quoin ESDA
Robert J. Kerrn Mechanicsburg Fire Department
Ken Pryor Crawford County EMA
Roger D. Smith Madison County Coroner's Office
Lisa Clinton St. Margaret's Hospital/Bureau County LEPC
Joseph G. Wieser Village of Buffalo Grove
Linda M. Kielas Palatine EMA
John O'Donnell Chicago Fire Department
Diane Hoots Central Management Services
Kevin Sargent City of Mt. Vernon EMA
Ingrid Skidmore Vill​age of Lake Zurich Fire Rescue Dept.
Toni Watkins IEMA
Angela Roberts American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Doug Downey IEMA
Steve Lueker Jefferson County
Gerald Watson Melrose Park Public Safety
Benton Fitzjerrells Jefferson County
Emma Crandell American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Katie Darin American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Mark B. Stevens Jefferson County Health Department
Curt Mueller IEMA
Michael J. Miller Hoffman Estates EMA
Richard Burroughs Red Cross of the Quad Cities Area
Michael "Gabe" Wiemken Williamson County Emergency Management Agency
Beverly S. Carroll City of Chicago Dept of Police
Phillip Beverly Chicago State University
John Skoryi Will County EMA
Bill G. Bennett Franklin County EMA
Michael Dacey OHare International Airport
Bryce McCormick Village of Chapin
Eugene Guerin Crestwood EMA
Arthur Clark Oak Lawn Police Department
Rob McCullers Air National Guard
Gary Little Franklin County Emergency Management Agency
Wayne E. Sampson Jefferson County
Martin L. Dwyer IEMA
Brett M. Johnson Champaign Fire Dept
Terry L. Donat, MD DuPage Medical Group
Andrew J. Kerley Kane County EMA
Terri A. West Effingham EMA
Gary West Sr Effingham EMA
Christopher Weihe Bartlett Fire Protection District
John O'Shea IEMA
Christopher Woodill West Chicago Police Department
Deborah Watts IEMA
Stephen J. Jackson IEMA
Sherry Ramsey IEMA
Jimmy Thompson IEMA
2008
​Roget W. Hunter Adams County EMA
Gregory A. Bock Alton Fire Department
Joseph Lance Kaidell American Red Cross/IL Capital Area Chapter
Terril G. Kaufmann Carbondale Fire Department
Gregg Baker Coles Cou​nty Health Department
J. Barry Leonard, Jr. DeKalb County ESDA
Tammy Bennett Douglas County EMA
Duane Fidler Edgar County ESDA
Ryan M. Buckingham Franklin County EMA
John D. Owens Franklin County EMA
John S. Robinson Homer Glen EMA
Iris Ducey Illinois Emergency Management Agency
Gregory V. Hertz Jr. Illinois Army National Guard
Shawn R. Priddy Jackson County EMA
Connie Brooks, RN LaSalle County Health Department
Kevin E. Lalley Lee County EMA
Robert J. Stevens Loves Park Fire Department
Thomas "Joe" Schroeder Macoupin County EMA
Robert T. Volz Melrose Park Public Safety
Robert J. Gaggiano Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Edward V. Dubowski Park Ridge Fire Department
Craig Gjelsten Park Ridge Fire Department
Donna C. Spears Shelby County EMA
David McDonald Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Ken Simmons Tazewell County ESDA
Linda Trilling The Volunteer Center of Northwest Suburban Chicago
Stephen Vick Tinley Park EMA
Andrew Daub United States Transportation Command
Timothy Heintzelman United States Transportation Command
2007
​John Feit ​Barrington Fire Department
Dwain S. Deppolder City of Peoria OEM
Christina Miller Coles County LEPC/ESDA
Lisa Mallory-Nance Cook County Department of Public Health
Stephen Moss Du Quoin ESDA
Marta H. Bleich DuPage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Brad Entler Elgin Police Department
Steve Koehler Fayette County EMA
David "Rick" Shryock IEMA
Bryan C. Purchis Illinois Secretary of State Capitol Police Department
Dennis L. Hood Judson College
Mike Jobst LaSalle County EMA
Gerald "Jess" Angle Lawrence County EMA
Julie Smith Lawrence County Health Department
Dianne Staublein Melrose Park Public Safety
Stephanie Schwartz Melrose Park Public Safety
Robert Renaud Metropolitan Water Reclamation District
James Chodora Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago
Kevin Thomas Palatine EMA
R. Jason Marks Peoria City / County Health Department
Carolyn Hayes Peoria County EMA
Vicky Turner Peoria Coun​ty ESDA
Dawn Cook Tazewell County Health Department
Pearlett Bannister Will Count EMA/CERT
Jeffery J. Puro Will County EMA
William Ferguson Will County EMA
2006
​John Plante ​Chicago Transit Authority
James Holtorf Christian Hospital EMS
John Flannery City of Naperville
John Cheney DuPage ​County Office of HS & EM
Justin P. Wagemann Fayette County EMA
Bridget Kasch - Ahlgrim Grundy County EMA
Chris Kindelspire Grundy County EMA
John Carrier Henderson County ESDA
Michael Richards IEMA Region 7
Janet Nuss Illinois Department of Public Health
William C. Stevens Jackson County EMA/Volunteer
Doug Long Jasper County ESDA
Colin Fulrath Jo Daviess County ESDA
Dale M. Bottino Joliet ESDA
Robert E. Grum Lake Forest Fire Department
Eric Hodges McLean County EMA
Philip Schwartz Melrose Park ESDA
Taylor G. Mieure Gurnee Police Dept.
Joseph G. Lance Palatine EMA
Dennis Hamilton Plainfield EMA
David Kleckner Wauconda EMA
Jim Wetzell Whiteside County ESDA
Luther Landon Winnebago County LEPC
2005
​Kim Purcell ​IEMA
Mona Callis IEMA
David A. Christensen Lak​e County ESDA
Randolph Miota U.S. Naval Service Training Center
Kevin Sullivan Village of Burr Ridge
John Pluta Cook County Sheriff's Office
Daniel Walsh Chicago Department of Public Health
Jeffrey Rodrigues Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Michael J. Mavrogeorge O'Fallon Fire Department
Tony Slater Carthage ESDA
Joe Hallman Marengo Police Department
Martin Anderson Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications
David Searby Duquoin ESDA
Cheryl Menossi IEMA
William Leidel Bond County ESDA
Debra Craig Amateur Radio Emergency Service
John Konopek Jr. Plainfield EMA
Alvin R. Childress Office of Emergency Management and Communications
Raymond Clark Duquoin ESDA
Jo Thomas Effingham County ESDA
Keith A. Ranney Bloomington Fire/ESDA
Victor A. Ilegbodu Chicago Department of Public Health
Kimberly McGee IEMA
Darryl Dragoo IEMA
Keith Chambers IEMA
Roger Finnell Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
Joseph A. Victor Douglas County ESDA
Janie Martin IEMA
Jill Gordon IEMA
Nancy Hlavin Will County ESDA
Joe Corso IEMA
William J. Philhower Henry County ESDA
Chester Vandergriff Franklin Park Fire Department/EMA
James E. Burke City of Warrenville
Daniel Bonn IEMA
Christopher P. Bell American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Nell Luttrell Palatine Citizen Corps- CERT
2004
​Sue Coers ​IEMA
Victor Stich City of Chicago OEM
Stanley Krushas IEMA
Ronald L. Kleinhaus Evergreen Park Fire Department
Gene Jensen Grundy County EMA
Anna Giacomini IEMA
Byron "Paddy" Liles IEMA
Steve R. Miller McDonough County ESDA
Russell Steil IEMA
Scott Gauvin IEMA
Tammy Jo Miller McDonough County ESDA
Cristy Donaldson IEMA
Lisa Desai IEMA
Richard Carani

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Linda Martorano Will County EMA
John Rogan Chicago Office of Emergency Management
George A. Herendeen American Red Cross
Tresa B. Bowen IEMA
Chris Pulley IEMA
Paul Rasch, Jr. IEMA
Gary L. Poshard IEMA
Michael P. Moos Office of the State Fire Marshal
William Carl Office of the State Fire Marshal
Douglas L. Kirk Office of the State Fire Marshal
Cheryl Mitchell American Red Cross Illinois Capital Area Chapter
Tammy Buse Logan County ESDA Horse Mounted Search and Rescue Team
Jerry Ellis Clay County ESDA
Rudy Jezek Will County EMA
Carolyn Shanks Vermilion County EMA
Charles Genesio DuQuoin ESDA
Steve Land Williamson County EMA
Brad Clearwater  
Steve Young IDOT Aeronautics
Devesh Pandit Maine Township EMA
Gregory Scott Illinois Department of Public Health
Robert F. Tschiggfrie JoDaviess County LEPC
Edward Urban Algonquin Police Department
Susan A. Vancil Lake County Stormwater Management Commission
Joni Estabrook IEMA
Adam Croy IEMA
Steve Simms

IEMA

Sharlynn Kraemer Edgar County ESDA
Tony Fabri IEMA
Teresa Foust Boone County EMA
Kathy Spellman IEMA
Joe Grove IEMA
Craig Karas Morton G​rove ESDA
Marcus King Chicago Office of Emergency Management
2003
​Terry Abma ​City of Darien ESDA (retired)
Kathy Angelakos City of Seneca ESDA
Tom Ballard City of Lemont EMA
Don Banks Wabash County EMA
Tom Callard City of Rolling Meadows ESDA
Linda Dante Will County OEM
Jack DeHeve IEMA
Patricia Frankovich Argonne National Labatory
Rita George Rush North Shore Hospital
Alan Gower Williamson County EMA
Wendy Hillyer Schuyler County ESDA
Laura Imes City of Senaca ESDA
John Keane Mount Prospect ESDA
David Keim City of Carbondale Fire Dept
David Lincoln Village of Westmont ESDA
Charles "Chuck" Morris Piatt County ESDA
Mary Murphey Evergreen Park Fire Dept
John Neal IEMA
Lee Onley Boone County ESDA
Jared Owen IEMA
Robert Page Bartlett Police Dept
Dianne Ruff Logan County ESDA
Craig Shaw City of Fairview Police Dept
Justin Short IEMA
John Simon Adams County ESDA
Dave Sterofsky Rock Island Fire Dept
Trent Thompson Illinois National Guard Military Support
Tim Vaclav Burr Ridge Police Dept
Dennis Walk Effingham County ESDA
Robert "Bucky" Washam, Jr. City of Lincoln Fire Dept.
James Watts IEMA
Robert Zamor City of Libertyville EMA
2002
​Steve Bobzin City of Park Forest ESDA
Steven Figved Bartlett Fire Protection District
Mick Klintworth State Farm Insurance Company
John Marshall Illinois Dept. of Corrections
Robert Neal Illinois Dept. of Natural Resources
Leonard Revelle City of Round Lake Beach ESDA
Terry Storer L​ogan County ESDA
Hugo Sullan IEMA
Richard Utter Schuyler County EMA
Kenneth Walters US Air F​orce, Scott Air Force Base
Jeff West Illinois Dept. of Corrections
Stephen White

Will County Office of EM

Susan Fischer

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