Brent Fischer, Director | JB Pritzker, Governor
Staff Directory

Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board

4500 South Sixth Street Rd
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 782-4540
(217) 524-5350
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Brent Fischer, Executive Director

Brent Fischer was appointed as Executive Director of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board in December of 2015.  Additionally, Director Fischer is a sworn investigator for the Board. Prior to his appointment he served as Sheriff of Adams County for 17 years.  He began his career at the Sheriff’s Office as a Court Security Officer in 1991 and was hired as a Deputy Sheriff in 1994.  In 1998 he was elected Sheriff in 1998 and served up to his appointment as Executive Director.  While serving as Sheriff he served as President of the Illinois Sheriff’s Association in 2010.  Brent also served 10 years as a board member of the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board where he served as Chairman for two years, 2010-2012.

Staff Members

Name Title Email
Jan Allen Special Case Coordinator
    Forrest Ashby Basic Correctional Officer Project Coordinator
      Laura Baker Certification Examination Coordinator
      • Law Enforcement/Correctional Exam Delivery
      • Crash Reconstruction Exam
        Kevin Baxter Police Training Specialist
        • Northeastern Illinois Region
        • Sworn Investigator

          Glen Bell Chief Information Officer
            Lennora Burnom Program Manager
              Keith Calloway Confidential Assistant to the Executive Director
                Patrick Connolly Deputy Director
                • Canine Training and Compliance
                • Sworn Investigator
                  Kelly Griffith General Counsel
                    Patrick L. Hahn Manager of In-Service Training
                      Michael Haley Receptionist
                      • Training Roster Data Input
                        John Keigher Chief Legal Counsel
                          Fred Kientzle Police Training Specialist
                          • West Central Illinois Region
                          • Sworn Investigator
                            Denise A. Matthew Chief Fiscal Officer
                              Jan Noble Police Training Specialist
                              • Northwestern Illinois Region
                              • Sworn Investigator
                                Andrew Oldfield Web Developer
                                  Ellen Petty Confidential Assistant to the Executive Director
                                    Eric Pingolt Deputy Director
                                    • Sworn Investigator
                                      Lya Ramos Program Manager
                                      • FOIA Officer
                                      • Human Resources Manager
                                        Lee Ryker Police Training Specialist
                                        • Southern Illinois Region
                                        • Sworn Investigator
                                          Scott Schaefer Police Training Specialist
                                          • East Central Illinois Region
                                          • Sworn Investigator
                                            Natalie Tsai Form E (Notice of Appointment/Separation) Coordinator
                                              Keith Wallace Information Technology Operations
                                              • MTU Information Technology Support Specialist
                                              • Application (LEDI, LETM) Technical Support
                                                Jill Weber Program Manager
                                                • IDOT Grants
                                                • Training Waivers
                                                • Training Extensions/Freezes
                                                  Jill R. Wieland Grant Accountant
                                                    Jennifer Wooldridge Manager of Operations and Special Projects
                                                    • CIT
                                                    • Specialized Programs