Joint Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB)

The City of Quincy and Adams County Joint Emergency Telephone System Board (ETSB) is the oversight authority for the Center. The ETSB was established through ordinances passed by the Adams County Board and the Quincy City Council in 2018.

The 9-1-1 Director is the chief executive for Quincy/Adams County 9-1-1 System and functions as a department head in both the Adams County and City of Quincy governments.


The board has nine members. 4 members are appointed by Adams County Board Chairman, 4 members appointed by Quincy City Mayor, and 1 member appointed by Adams County Rural Fire District Association.

Name Organization Address Telephone
 Farha, Mike (Chair)  Quincy City Council  2043 Vermont St, Quincy, IL 62301 217-430-2383
 Simon, John  Adams County EMA  222 N 52nd St, Quincy, IL 62305 217-277-2005
 VonderHaar, Brian  PSAP Representative  521 Vermont St, Quincy, IL 62301 217-277-2206
 Bergman, Jeff  Quincy City Council  1413 College Ave, Quincy, IL 62301 217-316-5798
 Venvertloh, Duane  Public Member  130 E 1083rd Ln, Payson, IL 62360 217-242-1542
 Bentley, Tom  Rural Fire Association  227 S 54th St, Quincy, IL 62305 217-222-2142
 Copley, Robert  Quincy Police Chief  110 S 8th St, Quincy, IL 62301 217-228-4480
 Reis, Richie  Quincy City Council  1000 St Charles Dr, Quincy, IL 62305 217-430-9968
 Bier, Barney  Adams County Board  3121 Cabot Rd, Quincy, IL 62305 217-430-1296


The Joint ETSB meets at the Quincy / Adams County 9-1-1 Center, 222 N 52nd St, Quincy, IL.

Day Date Year Time Agenda Minutes
 Wednesday  January 15  2020  5:15 pm  Agenda  Minutes
 Wednesday  April 15  2020  5:15 pm Canceled Canceled
 Wednesday  July 15  2020  5:15 pm  Agenda  Minutes
 Wednesday  October 21  2020  5:15 pm  Agenda  Minutes