DU-COMM board of directors names new executive director
DU-COMM (DuPage Public Safety Communications) announces the hiring of a new executive director, Jessica Robb.
Robb is the current Watch Operations Manager for the City of Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications. She was selected from an initial applicant pool of over 20 candidates. After the DU-COMM Selection Committee (seven members of the DU-COMM Executive Committee) interviewed the top candidates, and Robb was selected as the finalist.
Prior to her position at Chicago Office of Emergency Management, she worked with the Orange County Fire Rescue in Florida.
DU-COMM chairman, Mayor David Brummel, also a member of the selection committee, thanked the selection committee for the thorough evaluation of all candidates in developing their recommendation.
Robb's appointment by the DU-COMM board of directors was unanimous.
A mid-December start date is planned.
DuPage Public Safety Communications (DU-COMM) is an intergovernmental agency formed in 1975 to provide communications to police and fire agencies, 15 years before 9-1-1.
In 2021, DU-COMM served 44 agencies and over 850,000 residents within DuPage County.
DU-COMM receives citizens' requests for police, fire, and EMS (Emergency Medical Services) via 9-1-1 and ten-digit emergency phone lines.