Board of Commissioners

Tim Schweizer is employed by the State of Illinois as a public service administrator for the Department of Natural Resources and also works as a sports reporter and broadcaster for WFMB Sports Radio 1450 in Springfield.

Tim graduated from Springfield High School in 1976, was awarded degrees in Business Administration and Political Science by Illinois State University in 1979 and received a MBA from Sangamon State University in 1984.

Tim Schweizer serves as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Springfield Housing Authority, the board of directors of the Boys and Girls Club, the Friends of Brookens Library and the Springfield High School Hall of Fame, and is a member of the University of Illinois – Springfield Alumni Council. Tim’s term ends January 2017. Tim has served on the Board of Commissioners with the Springfield Housing Authority since 1997.

Daniel R. Long was named Executive Director of the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability (formerly the Illinois Economic and Fiscal Commission) in February 2000. The Commission is a legislative support agency which provides research and information concerning State and national economies, revenues, operations, pensions, group insurance and debt of State government.

Prior to his current position, Dan was Vice-President of Long Elevator and Machine Company from January 1995 to February 2000. The company designs, engineers and manufactures passenger and freight elevators for low-rise and high-rise buildings.

Dan has also served as Deputy Chief of Staff of House Republican Leader Lee A. Daniels, Assistant Director of the Department of Central Management Services and Deputy Director of Operations and Chairman of the Financial Review Committee for the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs.

Dan received his Bachelor of Science and MBA from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dan’s term ends September 2018.

Donny Anderson is a former organizer with the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 58.

Donny is a 1998 graduate of Lanphier High School and the Capital Area Career Center. He holds a certification from the Department of Labor in apprenticeship and training and a certification from the National Labor College in Organizing in the Construction Industry.

He has served as trustee for Local 90 executive board and has been a delegate to Trades and Labor for Local 90. Donny has also served as president to the Apprenticeship Committee for Local 58.

Donny currently serves as a precinct committeeman for Sangamon County and was recently appointed to serve on the Sangamon County Building Code of Appeals Board. Donny’s term ends April 2015. He also chairs in the Young Lions, a community outreach group structured around volunteering.

George Alexander has been a union laborer with Local #477 since 2003. He was previously employed at Garret Aviation for six years.

George is a 1989 graduate of Springfield High School and attended Lincoln Land Community College. He completed the Union Apprentice Construction Program in 2007.

George's term ends April 2015.