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
    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
              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