Public Safety Commission

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 Traffic Safety Week which culminates with a Bicycle Safety Day.

Commission size: 20 members
Term: Each member shall serve for two years
Meeting date: 3rd Wednesday night at the Skokie Police Department, 7300 Niles Center Road

Please click here to view the April 20, 2015 Public Safety Awareness Campaign Recommendation to the Village Board - Many Cultures, One Community - Keeping Skokie Safe


Public Safety Commission Members

Paul Pitalis, Chairman
Mark Penning, Vice Chairman
Marcie Claus
Kevin Frampton
David Freireich
Carolyn Halliburton
Frank Ippolito
Marlena Jayatilake
Chuck Kohn
Paul Kruszynski
Mitchell S. Kushner
Julian Levy
Edward McCarthy
Earl F. Nicholas
Linda Perlin
Joel Reyes
Howard Rosenburg
Bryant Smith
Trustee Liaisons:  Edie Sue Sutker and Ilonka Ulrich
Fire Department Representatives:  Chief James Walters and Deputy Chief Bob Reichert
Police Department Representatives:  Chief Anthony Scarpelli and Deputy Chief Paul Weinman
Staff Liaisons: Erik Cook, Samantha Maximilian, Ann Tennes and Max Slankard