The E911 Emergency Service Board shall be comprised of 7 members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Members of the board shall serve without compensation. The board shall work in concert with the Department of Safety and Homeland Security, providers, emergency service providers, counties and municipal governments offering 9-1-1 service and any other appropriate department, agency or committee focusing on statewide emergency service affected by the development and maintenance of the E-911 System. The board meets quarterly conducting business and is supported by a full time Administrator located within the Department of Safety and Homeland Security.
Lewis D. Schiliro
Secretary Schiliro currently serves as the E911 Emergency Services Board chairman. Secretary Schiliro spent 25 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (F.B.I). During this time he held numerous positions including Commander of the New York Drug Enforcement Task Force, Organized Crime Coordinator, and Special Agent-In-Charge of the New York Office Criminal Division. In 1998 Secretary Schiliro was appointed Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's New York Office. His responsibilities included supervision and management of organized crime drug trafficking, white collar crime and both domestic and international terrorism cases. Upon retiring from the F.B.I. Secretary Schiliro accepted a position as Senior Vice President at M.B.N.A. Bank in Wilmington, DE.
Secretary Schiliro earned his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Hofstra University and his Juris Doctorate degree from The Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. Secretary Schiliro is a member of the New York, Washington, D.C., and Federal Bar. Secretary Schiliro and his wife Virginia have three children and two grandchildren.
Jim Sills, III
James H. Sills, III has over 25 years of Banking and Technology Management experience. Mr. Sills' background includes a unique combination of executive experience within large-scale banking operations, community banks and government organizations. Mr. Sills was appointed as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the State of Delaware, in January 2009. Prior to his appointment, he was the Founder and President of i9Direct, an employee eligibility firm based in Wilmington, DE.
Prior to starting his own company, Mr. Sills was an Executive Vice President of MBNA America Bank In this capacity, he served as, the Director of Corporate Technology Solutions. Prior to relocating to Wilmington, DE in June of 2001, Mr. Sills served as the President and CEO of Memphis First Community Bank in Memphis, TN. Previously, Mr. Sills served as the Chief Operating Officer for First Tuskegee Bank in Montgomery, AL . Mr. Sills received a BA from Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA and MPA from the University of Pittsburgh. Mr. Sills is also a graduate of the University Of Wisconsin School Of Banking.
James E. Turner, III
Mr. Turner began his public safety career with the Delaware State Police in August of 1969 as a Communications Specialist. In April of 1976, He was hired as an Emergency Service Training Administrator at the Delaware State Fire School retiring in February 2000. He was the initial Executive Secretary hired by the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association and establishing the office in March 2000.until June 2002. Turner currently serves as the Director of the Delaware Emergency Management Agency since his appointment in June 2002.
Jamie has an extensive background with the Delaware fire service and is a member of numerous professional organizations. He has served on the E911 Emergency Services Board since its inception. Jamie is a lifelong resident of the State of Delaware and resides in Smyrna.
Michael H. Vincent
Michael H. Vincent has been a member of the Enhanced 911 Emergency Reporting System Service Board since June 2009. He represents the three county governments on the board.He is a 1963 graduate of Seaford High School.He has served in the Delaware National Guard for seven years and was a seventeen year high school football official.He is a forty year member of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department and a Past President of the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association.He and his wife Elaine reside in Seaford. Mike and Elaine have a daughter Michelle Middleton and three grandchildren.
Lewis W. Briggs - Biography and photo coming soon.
Mark Grubb - Biography and photo coming soon.