Board of Directors

OPPORTUNITIES
If you are interested in learning more about available opportunities on becoming a JULIE Board Member, please contact the Director of Human Resources, Dwight Klein at humanresources@julie1call.com.

2021 BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEETINGS
March 17, 2021
Board Meeting
JULIE Facility – Joliet
July 28, 2021
Board Meeting
JULIE Facility – Joliet
July 29, 2021
Annual Meeting/Golf Outing
Whitetail Ridge Golf Club – Yorkville
November 4-5, 2021
Board Meeting/Planning Summit
Grizzlies Jack’s Grand Bear Resort – Utica

JULIE, Inc.’s Board sets policy and strategic direction for the Illinois One-Call System. The Board includes representatives of municipalities, utilities and excavators throughout Illinois who attend quarterly meetings and various training programs offered during the year. Elections are conducted at the Annual Meeting, which is held in July.

BOARD COMMITTEES

Finance and Facility Focuses on financial and investment issues that affect JULIE’s budget, financial reporting and facility concerns
Governmental Affairs Reviews issues raised by the Board or JULIE membership regarding Illinois laws and regulations
Human Resources Oversees staff-related issues
Operations Focuses on issues that affect the operation of the Call Center, including hardware, software, mapping issues and customer service
Public Education Oversees JULIE’s marketing, media and proactive outreach campaigns, as well as training efforts
Vision Explores opportunities and develops forward-looking strategies that balance the needs of excavators and underground utility line owners in promoting safety and damage prevention throughout Illinois

2021 BOARD OF DIRECTORS AND OFFICERS


PRESIDENT

Kent Kowalske Ameren Illinois President (2020-2021)

DIRECTORS

Alan Meissner  Corn Belt Energy Corp Electric  (2017-2021)
Fred Kreinbrink City of Naperville Municipal (2017-2021)
Kevin Cavenaile A T & T Communication (2018-2021)
Gary Klein TECNICA Excavator (2018-2021)
Mick Braddock Trunkline Gas Pipeline (2018-2021)
Cory Sheehy City of Marshall Small Utility (2018-2021)
Donovan DeMay Mediacom CATV (2019-2022)
Gerald Johnson USIC Contract Locator (2019-2022)
Chuck Mueller Ameren Illinois Gas (2019-2022)
James Sloan Greater Peoria Sanitary District Water/Sewer (2020-2023)

OFFICERS

Tom Allen Cass Communications Treasurer (2020-2021)
Jennifer Uridil Dolman iFiber/NIUNet Broadband Team Secretary (2020-2021)

VICE PRESIDENTS

Dale Smith Metronet CATV
Tom Allen Cass Communications Communications
Kevin (Andy) Hamilton Grafton Technologies Inc. Communications
Gene Barney Tri-County Locating Contract Locator
Steven Rienks American Surveying/Engineering Contract Locator
Brad Roulo Nicor/Southern Company Gas Gas
Chris Bethel Village of Woodridge Municipal
Randall Jessen Village of Plainfield Municipal
Jeff Dumas Acres Group Non-member Excavator
Jonathan Jones II Western Utility Contractors Inc. Non-member Excavator
Gregg Korte Korte & Luitjohan Non-member Excavator
Tom Hobson Marathon Pipe Line LLC Pipeline
Aaron Hoerchler Kinder Morgan Inc. Pipeline
Eric Larson Illinois American Water Sewer/Water
James Foster Village of Rochester Small Utility
Toby Rinehart City of Flora Small Utility
Dale Biggerstaff Hamilton County Water Water/Sewer
   

EMERITUS MEMBERS

Gene Barney