Public Safety Commission

  • Paul Pitalis, Chairman
  • Mark Penning, Vice Chairman
  • Alicia Case
  • Marcie Claus
  • Cornell Collins
  • Kevin Frampton
  • David Freireich
  • Frank Ippolito
  • Paul Kruszynski
  • Mitchell S. Kushner
  • Julian Levy

  • Kenneth Mantel
  • Edward McCarthy
  • Earl F. Nicholas
  • Linda Perlin
  • Joel Reyes
  • Dennis Rizo
  • Howard Rosenburg
  • Bryant Smith
  • Melissa Villegas
  • Leslie Post-Weissinger
  • Daniel Fink

Trustee Liaisons

  • Alison Pure Slovin
  • Edie Sue Sutker

Staff Liaisons

  • Samantha Maximillian
  • Max Slankard
  • Ann Tennes
  • Russ Rietveld

Fire Department Representatives


  • Fire Chief Jeffrey Hoeflich
  • Deputy Chief Nicholas Eschner

Police Department Representatives


  • Chief Brian Baker
The Public Safety Commission is made up of 20 members who each serve for two years.

Public Safety Commission Vacancies: 0
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Responsibilities


The Public Safety Commission is responsible for making recommendations to the Village Board regarding the improvement of general conditions of public safety in the community. The Commission promotes a safer environment by carrying on educational activities in safety matters, and improving general safety of vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the community. The Commission organizes an annual Community Bicycle Safety Fair in conjunction with the Skokie Backlot Bash every August.

Public Safety Awareness Campaign


Read the April 2015 Many Cultures, One Community - Keeping Skokie Safe public safety recommendation to the Village Board.
Read the 2018 Many Cultures, One Community - Keeping Skokie Safe program summary.