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.

Luckist Turner

has lived in Springfield for the last 20 years. He is a husband and father of two children. He is in the local Plaster, Cement, and Masons Union Local 18 for 14.5 years. He started in the field of construction in 2004 as an apprentice (4 years). After finishing the apprenticeship program, he received an “Apprentice of the Year” award. He has worked at the Springfield power plant at Dahlman4 for Black and Veatch Construction, were he was the steward for the Local. Currently, he works for the Secretary of State in construction and maintenance and has been there for 8 years. He oversees the pouring, setting, and finishing of concrete projects. Recently he was highlighted in the Springfield Business Journal in the “Earn as you Learn” segment. He feels that working with the Springfield Housing Authority would be an honor and a great experience.

Joshua Johnson

Josh graduated from Mahomet-Seymour Highschool in 2018 and achieved his bachelor’s in business administration with the University of Illinois-Springfield in 2022. Josh serves as a member of the Board of Commissioners of the Springfield Housing Authority and joined the board of the Central Illinois Foodbank in 2023. Josh is a mortgage loan officer at Hickory Point Bank & Trust and is grateful to have the opportunity to help families purchase their perfect homes in Springfield and the surrounding communities.