Consumer Affairs Commission


The Consumer Affairs Commission coordinates consumer activities within the Village, including educational forums and the Farmers' Market. The Commission is an advisory body that prepares reports for the Village Board and makes recommendations on ordinances, regulations and methods of enforcement related to consumer affairs. All recommendations are presented to the Mayor and the Board of Trustees. The Commission sponsors the Business of the Year and the popular Farmers' Market. Each Commissioner serves a four-year term.


Second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.
View the Village meetings calendar

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings and are posted on the Village website. Minutes are available following approval.
View Agendas and Minutes


Biju Krishnan, Vice Chair
Regina Kinyui
Jerry Kirkpatrick
Ted Lavine
Natalie Lopatkiewicz
George Mathew
Gary Merrill
Howard Meyer

Anil Pillai
Pratap Sampat
Nancy Steinfink

Khem Khoeun, Trustee
Johanna Nyden, Community Development Director

Additional Information

For more information regarding the Consumer Affairs Commission, contact Len Becker at or 847-933-8446.

Skokie Business of the Year

In 2022 the Consumer Affairs Commission selected Culver's of Skokie, located at 9455 Skokie Blvd, as Skokie Business of the Year.  Runners up included Skokie Provisions, Healing Hands Wellness & Chiropractic Center, Buona Beef, and Sketchbook Brewing Company

Previous winners include:
2021- Turning Point Behavioral Care Center
2020 - Kaleidoscope Dance
2019 - Skokie Theatre

Click here to nominate a business for Skokie Business of the Year. Nominations for the 2023 Skokie Business of the Year will begin being accepted around April 1.