County Operations Committee

Regular Meetings

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  • Steven Rieker (Chairperson)
  • Eden Blair (Vice Chairperson)
  • Jennifer Groves Allison
  • Brandy Bryant
  • Sharon Williams
  • Camille Coates
  • Betty Duncan
  • Brian Elsasser
  • Nathan Hoerr
  • Danny Phelan
  • Rob Reneau

Committee Overview & Responsibilities

General Duties:

  1. It shall consider all matters concerning human resources, including: labor contracts under the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act; personnel administration and policies; the Employee Health Fund and employee wellness; funding for retirement systems applicable to County employees;  EEO/Affirmative Action reports and diversity, and, staffing levels and changes.
  2. It shall consider all matters related to information technology, including:  internal information technology services; and, Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  3. It shall consider all matters related to risk management, including:  worker’s compensation claims; unemployment claims; liability claims against the County; and, bonds and insurance.

Offices Considered

The business of the following offices is considered by the County Operations Committee:

  • Information Technology
  • Human Resources
  • Risk Management

Liaison Entities

  • EEO/Affirmative Action Coordinator
  • Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion