• Professional Firefighter Since 1993
• Carol Stream Firefighter Since 1999
• Carol Stream Fire District Public Education Coordinator Since 2004
• State Certified Paramedic Since 2002
• CPR Instructor Since 2001
Elected Offices Held
• Carol Stream Village Trustee Since 2007
• Bloomingdale Township Precinct Committeeman
• Wayne Township Precinct Committeeman (Appointed)
• Carol Stream Professional Firefighters Association Executive Board
Accomplishments During Tenure as Carol Stream Village Trustee
• Kept a balanced budget every year despite no municipal property tax.
• No layoffs during the great recession of 2008.
• Debt-Free Community – We only spend what we have.
• Completion of the Armstrong Park Flood Prevention Project.
• Remodel of Village Hall and Police Station without borrowing – On time and under budget.
• Added miles and miles of Bike Paths throughout the Village.
• Created pollinator meadow to support honeybees and butterflies.
• Worked with Carolshire Condominiums to fix over 100 code violations, leading to safer facilities and a drop in crime.
• Sold 6-acres of Village property to Park District, which now houses Fountain View Rec Center.
• Fundraising with Parks Foundation to build new “Veterans Memorial Park” at the Town Center.
• Removed hundreds of dead/diseased ash trees as a result of the emerald ash borer and planted hundreds of new trees in their place.
• Increased awareness of shopping local by promoting “Shop in Carol Stream.”
• Streamlined community development permitting process.
• Modernized Website for better transparency.
• Husband to Julia
• Father to McKenzie (24) & Lauren (22)
• Step-Father to Rachel (22) & Erika (19)
• Carol Stream Resident since 1999
• Hobbies include playing basketball, biking, tennis and spending time with my wife and daughters.
• Youth Softball Coach
• Youth Basketball Coach
• Carol Stream Rotary Club
• Member – Holy Cross Lutheran Church
• Sunday School Teacher
• Church Council Member
• Carol Stream Christmas Sharing Volunteer
• Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce