Position: Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator
Governor Bruce Rauner has appointed Cindy Barbera-Brelle as
Illinois’ first Statewide 9-1-1 Administrator. In this role she
will oversee the transition of the state’s 9-1-1 services from
the Illinois Commerce Commission to the Illinois State Police.
In addition, she will supervise the consolidation of redundant
9-1-1 systems while expanding 9-1-1 service to every county.
Barbera-Brelle is currently the Executive Director of the
Northwest Central Dispatch System. In this role she is in charge
of the day-to-day technical, administrative and operational
functions of the multi-jurisdictional 9-1-1 communication
center. The Northwest Central Dispatch System serves eleven
communities in northwest-suburban Cook County. She also has
experience as the Director of the Cook County Sheriff’s Police
Department where she oversaw its 9-1-1 emergency communication
center for the unincorporated areas of the county.
In addition to her work in the public sector, Barbera-Brelle was
a Senior Program Manager with Printrak. She oversaw the
implementation of multi-agency computer aided dispatch and
record management systems.
Barbera-Brelle earned her bachelor’s degree from Western
Illinois University in law enforcement administration. She holds
a master’s degree from DePaul University and an MBA from the
Keller School of Management. She lives in Mount Prospect.
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