Winnebago County Department Heads*

Appointed Supervisors and Officers

Contact Information

Chief Financial and Budget Officer
Carla Paschal

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101

County Administrator
Amanda Hamaker
Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford 61101

Deputy County Administrator
Julia Halsted
Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford 61101

Department of Information Technology
Gus Gentner - Director

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4305
Fax: 815-319-4301

Facilities Director
Shawn Franks

Courthouse, Basement
400 West State Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4676
Fax: 815-969-0343

Human Resources
Kim Ponder - Director

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4295

Purchasing Director
Ann Johns

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4380
 

Director of Development Services
Chris Dornbush

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4367
 

Supervisor of Assessments
Tom Walsh

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4468
Fax: 815-319-4461

WINGIS Director
"Open Position"

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4458
Fax: 815-319-4451

Planning and Zoning Official
Troy Krup

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4358
Fax: 815-319-4351

Building Official
Steve Girard

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4359

Court Services Director
Harold Hawkinson

403 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-516-2606

Jury Commission
Colleen Kruse

Winnebago County Courthouse
400 West State Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4886
Fax: 815-969-0274

Public Defender
Karen Sorensen

Winnebago County Courthouse
400 West State Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4929
Fax: 815-319-4901

Trial Court Administrator
Tom Jakeway

Winnebago County Courthouse
400 West State Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4830
Fax: 815-319-4801

Animal Services Veterinarian
Jill Sullivan
4517 N. Main Street, Rockford  61103
815-319-4114
Fax: 815-319-4101

County Engineer
Joseph Vanderwerff, Sr.

Winnebago County Highway Department
424 N. Springfield Avenue, Rockford  61101
815-319-4025
Fax: 815-319-4001

Forest Preserve Director
Michael A. Holan

Winnebago County Forest Preserve
5500 Northrock Drive, Rockford  61103
815-877-6100
Fax: 815-877-6124
www.wcfpd.org
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Health Department
Sandra Martell - Director

Winnebago County Health Department
401 Division Street, Rockford  61104
815-720-4210
Fax: 815-720-4001

River Bluff Nursing Home 
Pamela Gentner - Director

River Bluff Nursing Home
4401 N. Main Street, Rockford  61103
815-921-9200
Fax: 815-877-1069

Winnebago County Housing Authority
Alan Zais

3617 Delaware Street, Rockford  61102
815-963-2133 Ext. 11

Veterans Assistance 
Memorial Hall 
215 N. Main Street, Rockford  61101
815-987-2544 
Fax: 815-968-3583