Winnebago County Department Heads*

Appointed Supervisors and Officers

Contact Information

County Administrator
Steve Chapman

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4231
Fax: 815-319-4226

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

HR Administrator/Chief
Dave Peterson - Operating Officer

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4234
Fax: 815-319-4226

Human Resources
Kim Ponder - Director

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

Purchasing Director
Roman Gray

Administration Building
404 Elm Street, Rockford  61101
815-319-4386
 

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