Will County Executive Names 11 to Boards and Commissions


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WILL COUNTY – Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant named 11 people to boards and commissions in November. The appointments were approved by the County Board at its regular monthly meeting on Thursday, Nov. 18.

Robert Casagrande was re-appointed to the Bonnie Brae Forest Manor Sanitary District. Casagrande, a 49-year resident of Will County, has been re-appointed to a three-year term.

Kenneth Krapf will continue to serve on the Cenagewine Drainage District. Krapf is a lifelong resident of Will County and a business owner. He was re-appointed to a three-year term.

John A. Meyer, Jr. was re-appointed to a three-year term on the Florence-Wesley Union Drainage District. Meyer has been a lifelong farmer in Will County and has served on this board since 1975.

George Roesel and Debra Cox were both appointed to three-year terms on the Oakwood Cemetery Association. Rosel is a crane operator and a 56-year resident of Will County. Cox is a teacher and has resided in Will County for 58 years.

Anthony Billo and Thomas Shildhouse have been appointed to fill the remaining terms of two members on the Steger Estates Fire Protection District. Billo is a 30-year resident of Will County and has experience in fire safety. Shildhouse has lived in Will County for 47 years and wants to serve his neighbors.

David Deutsche has been appointed to serve on the Union Drainage Commission serving District 1 and its residents in Monee and Will Townships. The Deutsche family has owned 850 acres of farmland in this area and understands the importance of effective drainage for regional growth.

Sean Fierce, Deputy Chief of the Frankfort Fire Protection, Ronald Huff, Deputy Chief of the Lockport Police Department, and Michael O’Connor, with the Western Will County Communication Center (WESCOM) were appointed to fill the remaining terms of three retiring members on the Will County Emergency Telephone System Board. Combined, these men have more than two decades of emergency communications experience and will help oversee the operations of the 9-1-1 telephone systems.

Appointments to boards and commissions are open to all Will County residents, who can learn more about the duties, pre-requisites, and open vacancies online at: https://www.willcountyillinois.com/County-Offices/Boards-And-Commissions/Boards-and-Commission-Directory.


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