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Village Clerk & Board of Trustees

Village Clerk
Marie Schmidt
Elected: 2009, 2013
Appointed: 2008
Years as a resident: 42
Phone: 630.909.5333
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M. Schmidt

Village of Glendale Heights Information Officer and Open Meeting Compliance Officer • Village of Glendale Heights Local Election Official • Complete Count Committee • Family Health and Safety Fair Committee • Sworn Member of Glendale Heights E.S.D.A. • CERT Member • Former President, Marquardt District 15 Board of Education • Former PTA, MMPA, Band Booster, Glenbard East Mother’s Club • Glenbard East Football and Wrestling Booster Board Officer • Former Member, Glendale Heights Youth Commission Club • Member, Illinois Municipal League • Citizens Police Academy Graduate

Recipient of:
Illinois Those Who Excel Award • PTA Life Member • Glenbard East GEM of the Year

“The Village of Glendale Heights is a great place to live because of the many wonderful people who give so much of their time and their many talents to the Village. I have truly enjoyed meeting many of our residents. My wish for all of you is a wonderful and joyous holiday season and a safe and Happy New Year in 2016!”

District 1
Trustee Bill Schmidt
Elected: 2011, 2015
Years as a resident: 42
Phone: 630.909.5307
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Trustee Bill Schmidt
Ordinance Committee • Redevelopment & Revitalization, Committee Co-chair • Property Enhancement, Committee Chair

Glendale Heights E.S.D.A., Board Liaison • CERT Member • Citizens Corps Council, Vice Chair • Citizens Police Academy Graduate • Certificated by FEMA • Former Vice-President, Marquardt School District 15 Board of Education • Former Director-at-Large Illinois Association of School Boards (DuPage)
“I feel very honored and proud to be able to serve the residents of District 1 as your Village Trustee, and I want to thank the residents of District 1 for re-electing me to another term in 2015. I am a proud member of the Glendale Heights E.S.D.A. Unit and CERT Team, and I take great pride in serving the Glendale Heights Community in order to keep it safe in times of need. I encourage everyone to get involved with the community because without your help, Glendale Heights would not be the proud and progressive Village it is today! It is the hard work of all of our volunteers, staff, Village Board Members, Mayor and the community that has helped grow Glendale Heights. I couldn’t be more proud to be a resident of Glendale Heights, and I hope that 2016 brings you happiness, good health and prosperity!”

District 2
Trustee & Deputy Mayor Sharon Fonte-Sullivan
Elected: 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013
Years as a resident:38
Phone: 630.909.5306
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Trustee Sharon Fonte
Founders’ Day Committee, Liaison • Plan Commission • Golf Course Committee • Charity Golf Classic, Committee Chair

Glendale Heights Jr. Woman’s Club • Glendale Heights Chamber of Commerce
“To the residents of Glendale Heights, I want to say thank you for allowing me to represent you as your District 2 Trustee and Deputy Mayor. It has been my honor, along with the Village Board, to have made the decisions we have made in the best interest of our community. You allowed us to improve the Civic Center Campus, the Sports Hub, Glendale Lakes Golf Club and the Center for Senior Citizens. We are all lucky to have a caring Executive Staff and employees who all work together to make the Village of Glendale Heights what it is today. We have a Police Department that serves and protects us, and two Fire Protection Districts who put the safety of its residents first. We are truly fortunate to have an amazing and caring community. I want to remind you that if you have any questions whatsoever, I am only a phone call away.”

District 3
Trustee Michael Light
Elected: 2011, 2015
Years as a resident: 49
Phone: 630.909.5308
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Trustee Michael Light
Appearance Commission, Board Liaison • Property Enhancement Committee • Ordinance Committee

Masons • Glen Ellyn Lodge 950 Medinah Shiners’ • Show and Shine Car Show, Chair
“I would like to personally thank all of the residents of District 3 for re-electing me as your District Trustee for a 2nd straight term. It means the world to me that you continue to trust and support me to serve our residents and continue to grow Glendale Heights in the right direction. The annual Show and Shine Car Show and Swap Meet is going to be celebrating its 34th year in 2016 and it continues to grow thanks to the help and support of the many volunteers and local businesses. As Chair of this event, I take great pride of this event with many different cars spanning numerous generations. I also look forward to continuing my support of the Adopt-the-Street program that allows community groups to take an active role in our community. I look forward to seeing all of you at our many community events in 2016 and working together to call Glendale Heights our home!”

District 4
Trustee Pat Maritato
Elected 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
Years as a resident: 41
Phone: 630.909.5309
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Trustee Pat Maritato
Parks and Recreation Committee, Chair • Plan Commission, Liaison • Golf Course Committee, Chair
“I am humbled to once again be elected to a 4th term as your District 4 Trustee. As the Chairman of both the Parks and Recreation Committee and the Golf Course Committee, I believe having premiere recreational programs and facilities is one of the keys to having a positive community. Recreation is important for all ages, and ensures we help families maintain quality of life in our community. With plenty of gym space, a fitness center, preschool classrooms and a field house that just recently received brand new turf and indoor walking path, the Sports Hub offers an array of programs. The Glendale Lakes Golf Club also provides golf lessons for all skill levels along with an 18- hole course. I wish all of you a happy 2016 filled with great memories that will last a lifetime!”

District 5
Trustee Chester Pojack
Elected 2003, 2005, 2009, 2013
Years as a resident: 45
Phone: 630.909.5310
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Trustee Chester Pojack
Citizens Corps Council, Chair • Army Trail Road Improvement Committee, Chair • Plan Commission, Chair • Youth Commission • Citizens Police Academy Graduate • Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT) • Neighborhood Watch • Special Events Commission • Redevelopment and Revitalization Committee • Property Enhancement Committee • Apperance Commission
“As I continue to serve as your District 5 Trustee for my 4th term, I value your support and appreciation towards Glendale Heights. Our community partners, dedicated elected officials, staff, committees and commissions, and all of our wonderful volunteers all work together to make our community one of the leaders in DuPage County. I want to thank our employees who perform beyond what is expected of them on a daily basis including our police department and fire district personnel. We have many new businesses developing in Glendale Heights with many more to come, and I couldn’t be more proud to call Glendale Heights my home for the past 45 years. I also want to thank our past and present veterans for your service to our country. Please remember to properly dispose of your American Flag in our Flag Disposal Box outside of Village Hall. Have a safe, prosperous and healthy 2016!”

District 6
Trustee Mary Schroeder
Elected: 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013
Years as a resident: 38
Phone: 630.909.5311
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Trustee Mary Schroeder
Ordinance Committee, Chair • Youth Commission • Charity Golf Classic Committee • 45th Birthday Committee, Chair • Golf Club Marketing Committee • Commercial and Industrial Commission • Senior Center Advisory Council

Glendale Heights Chamber of Commerce • Glendale Heights Jr. Woman’s Club (Past President) • Bloomingdale Township Seniors, Board Member
“In 2015, the Glendale Heights Center for Senior Citizens celebrated its 5 year anniversary since opening their doors. I am so proud to be a part of an amazing Center for Senior Citizens serving as the Village Board Liaison, and I have seen the Glendale Heights Center for Senior Citizens grow into one of the premiere senior centers in the area. I want to personally thank all of the seniors and residents in District 6 for their support and belief in me to help provide a wonderful recreation center for the community. Over the past 38 years of being a resident in Glendale Heights, I have seen the community continue to blossom with many events and programs throughout the year. I enjoy seeing so many new and old faces at all of our community functions and making friends that last a lifetime. I look forward to 2016 and hope the upcoming year is full of peace and joy for everyone!”

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