Judiciary & Law Committee

The Judiciary and Law Committee consists of five members and is responsible for developing policy and authorizing direction for those departments for which it serves as home committee. It also acts as the Emergency Government Committee.

The committee serves as the home committee to the offices and departments of the Sheriff, the District Attorney, Emergency Government, the Clerk of Courts, the Child Support Agency, the Medical Examiner, the Emergency Communications Department, the Emergency Planning Department, the Criminal Justice Collaboration Division of the Department of Administration, and the Circuit Court.


  • John Calabrese, Chair

  • Carl Vandermeulen, Vice Chair
  • Luke Wilsey
  • Donald Gjestson
  • Tom Gilbert