Consumer Affairs Commission

Meetings


  • Second Wednesday of each month
  • 6:30 p.m.
Village Hall
5127 Oakton Street
Skokie, IL 60077

Agendas


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

Members


  • Joanne Haeberlin, Chair
  • Biju Krishnan, Vice Chair
  • Jerry Kirkpatrick
  • Ted Lavine
  • George Mathew
  • Gary Merrill
  • Howard Meyer
  • Anil Pillai
  • Pratap Sampat
  • Jeff Schvimer
  • Howard Meyer
  • Anil Pillai
  • Pratap Sampat
  • Nancy Steinfink
  • Liaisons


    • Khem Khoeun, Trustee Liaison
    • Davorka Kirincic, AICP, Deputy Community Development Director/ Neighborhood Services Manager (Staff Liaison) 

    Purpose and Duties


    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 two-year term.

    Additional Information


    For more information regarding the Consumer Affairs Commission, contact Davorka Kirincic at davorka.kirincic@skokie.org or 847/933-8224.

    Skokie Business of the Year


    In 2021 the Consumer Affairs Commission selected Turning Point Behavioral Care Center, located at 8324 Skokie Blvd, as Skokie Business of the Year.  Runners up included Poochie's Restaurant, 3602 Dempster Street; Kneads and Wants Bakery, 8042 Lincoln Avenue; Sketchbook Brewery, 4901 Main Street; Orange Pediatric Therapy, 5225 Old orchard Road Suite 15. 

    Previous winners include:

    2019 - Skokie Theatre

    2020 - Kaleidoscope Dance  

    Forms for the 2022 Skokie Business of the Year will be available around April 1st.