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Title Elevator Safety Review Board 
Website http://www.sfm.illinois.gov/commercial/elevators/boardscommisions.aspx 
Contact Name Robert Capuani 
Contact Title Director, Elevator Safety Division, Office Of The State Fire Marshal 
Contact Phone 312.814.8734 
Contact Email  
Function The Board regulates construction, operation, inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration and repair of elevators and other conveyances. Nine Board members shall constitute a quorum. A quorum is required for all Board decisions. 
Term Appointed for a term of 4 years 
Senate Confirmation No 
Compensation Reimbursed for Qualified Expenses 
Composition 17 members Administrator shall appoint 3 members who shall be representatives of fire service communities Governor appoints 14 members as follows:
* 1 representative from a major elevator manufacturing company or its authorized representative;
* 1 representative from an elevator servicing company;
* 1 representative of the architectural design profession;
* 1 representative of the general public;
* 1 representative of an advocacy group for people with physical disabilities;
* 1 representative of an advocacy group for senior citizens;
* 1 representative nominated by a municipality in this State with a population under 25,000;
* 1 representative nominated by a municipality in this State with a population of 25,000 or over but under 50,000;
* 1 representative nominated by a municipality in this State with a population of 50,000 or over but under 500,000;
* 1 representative of an advocacy group for condominium owners;
* 1 representative of an institution of higher education that operates an in-house elevator maintenance program;
* 1 representative of a building owner or manager;
and * 2 representatives of labor, involved in the installation, maintenance, and repair of elevators.
- 1 from Cook County and
- 1 from a county in the State other than Cook County,  
Chair The Governor shall appoint the Chair. The Chairperson shall be the deciding vote in the event of a tie. 
Authority 225 ILCS 312/25 

Member Names

Name (Last, First) Ascending Term Expires Member Since Appointed By Position County
Adams, Aaron  09/24/2016  09/24/2012  Fire Marshal  Member  None 
Baumann, Daniel  06/30/2015  02/14/2013  Governor  Chair, Labor Representative (Non-Cook County)  McHenry 
Bogdan, William  06/30/2017  11/13/2009  Governor  Member, Representative of an advocacy group for people with physical disabilities  Will 
Christensen, Ed  09/02/2013  02/13/2013  Governor  Member, Labor Representative (Cook County)  Cook 
Dattilo, David A.  06/30/2017  09/29/2009  Governor  Member, Representative of the General Public  Cook 
Fincham, John D.  06/30/2015  04/23/2010  Governor  Member, Representative of a municipality between 25,000 and 50,000  DeKalb 
Ganiere, Thomas  06/30/2017    Fire Marshal  Member, Representative of Fire Service Communities  LaSalle 
Grant, Craig  06/30/2017  10/05/2009  Governor  Member, Representative of Higher Education  McLean 
Gross, Gerald  06/30/2017  11/13/2009  Governor  Member, Representative of an architectural profession  Cook 
Hertsberg, Mark  06/30/2015  08/03/2007  Governor  Member, Representative of building owners/management.  Cook 
Hunt, Matthew  03/26/2018  05/02/2014  Governor  Member, Representative of a municipality with population between 1 - 25,000  None 
Jirik, Tom  06/30/2017  09/17/2009  Governor  Member, Representative of the elevator service companies.  Cook 
Jones, K. Douglas  06/30/2017  09/17/2009  Governor  Member, Representative of a municipality with a population between 50,000 and 500,000  Cook 
Notte, Jennifer  11/01/2017  11/01/2013  Governor  Member, representative of an advocacy group for condominium owners  None 
Otten, Anthony  06/30/2015  08/03/2012  Governor  Member, Representative of an elevator manufacturing company  Whiteside 
Vacant      Governor  Member, Representative of an advocacy group for senior citizens  None 
Weller, Kelly  06/30/2017    Fire Marshal  Member, representative of fire service community  Sangamon 

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