On Thursday, August 13th, Executive Director Jim Page attended a First Responder Meeting with Congressman Rodney Davis from the 13th District. Approximately 30 other police chiefs, sheriffs, fire chiefs and other first responders attended the meeting in Taylorville to discuss public safety issues and needs. Representative Avery Bourne from the 95th District was also present to discuss the State budget impasse.
Shown above (l to r) are Champaign County Sheriff Dan Walsh, Parkland College PD Chief Bill Colbrook, Jim Page, 95th District Representative Avery Bourne, Champaign County EMA Director John Dwyer, Congressman Rodney Davis, Urbana Fire Chief Brian Nightlinger, METCAD 9-1-1 Director Ralph Caldwell, Champaign PD Chief Anthony Cobb, Univ. of Illinois Chief Jeff Christensen, Urbana PD Chief Pat Connolly.