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Village Clerk & Board of Trustees

Village Clerk
Marie Schmidt
Elected: 2009, 2013
Appointed: 2008
Years as a resident: 41
Phone: 630.909.5333
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M. Schmidt

Service:
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

“With sincere gratitude, thank you for the opportunity and trust you have given me to serve as your Village Clerk. If you have any questions or comments you want to share, please do not hesitate to contact me!”

District 1
Trustee Bill Schmidt
Elected: 2011, 2015
Years as a resident: 41
Phone: 630.909.5307
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Trustee Bill Schmidt
Committees/Commissions:
Ordinance Committee • Redevelopment & Revitalization, Committee Co-chair • Property Enhancement, Committee Chair

Service:
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. I have been a Village resident since 1973 and have seen significant changes occur. Among them are that the population has increased, unincorporated land has been annexed, business and manufacturing has expanded, streets and highways have been widened and improved, and Village Government has become even more responsive to the needs of our Village residents. I believe that the future of the Village is dependent on the cooperation and communication between Village residents, their Elected Officials and Village Staff. I am proud of my involvement with the community and hope to be able to contribute significantly to its future.”

District 2
Trustee & Deputy Mayor Sharon Fonte
Elected: 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013
Appointed:1999
Years as a resident:37
Phone: 630.909.5306
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Trustee Sharon Fonte
Committees/Commissions:
Founders’ Day Committee, Liaison • Plan Commission • Golf Course Committee • Charity Golf Classic, Committee Chair

Service:
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: 48
Phone: 630.909.5308
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Trustee Michael Light
Committees/Commissions:
Appearance Commission, Board Liaison • Property Enhancement Committee • Ordinance Committee

Service:
Masons • Glen Ellyn Lodge 950 Medinah Shiners’ • Show and Shine Car Show, Chair
“I would like to thank all residents for supporting me as your District 3 Trustee during my tenure on the Village Board. It is a great privilege and honor to be able to represent residents of District 3, and to be part of such a great Village Board that truly cares about all residents. I have greatly enjoyed meeting residents at the many Village events. I especially look forward to meeting residents at the Show & Shine Car Show and Swap Meet. I have been the chair of this event for the past several years and am grateful for all of the volunteers and local businesses who have supported this event, and who continue to make this event a great success. Again, thank you for supporting me as we work together to continue to improve our hometown.”

District 4
Trustee Pat Maritato
Elected 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015
Years as a resident: 40
Phone: 630.909.5309
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Trustee Pat Maritato
Committees/Commissions:
Parks and Recreation Committee, Chair • Plan Commission, Liaison • Golf Course Committee, Chair
“I am humbled to serve as your District 4 Trustee for the past 12 years. In the new year ahead, I look forward to our Village’s continued success in meeting the goals and objectives set for our community. As the Chairman of the Parks and Recreation Committee, and the Golf Course Committee, I am dedicated to providing superior recreational and leisure activities for all residents to enjoy. The Village of Glendale Heights has a lot to be proud of, and with your help we can only continue to make ourselves a more proud and progressive community for all.”

District 5
Trustee Chester Pojack
Elected 2003, 2005, 2009, 2013
Years as a resident: 44
Phone: 630.909.5310
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Trustee Chester Pojack
Committees/Commissions:
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 you can see, our growth in the past year continues with many new businesses, and present businesses continuing to expand. I’m proud to be serving all of you, and as always, please call me with your concerns no matter how big or small. You elected me to serve you and I will respond as I have in the past. Thank you for taking advantage of our many events throughout the year. It is always enjoyable seeing all of our residents having so much fun in our community. My Torn and Tathered Flag Disposal Program has continued to grow with well over 5,000 flags collected outside of Village Hall in the flag recycling box.”

District 6
Trustee Mary Schroeder
Elected: 2001, 2005, 2009, 2013
Years as a resident: 37
Phone: 630.909.5311
Click here to email Trustee Schroeder
Trustee Mary Schroeder
Committees/Commissions:
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

Service:
Glendale Heights Chamber of Commerce • Glendale Heights Jr. Woman’s Club (Past President) • Bloomingdale Township Seniors, Board Member
“As the Village Board liaison to the Senior Center Advisory Council, I am happy to report that the Center for Senior Citizens has proved to be a wonderful place in town for our senior residents. I look forward to seeing residents during the upcoming year that I’ve known for a long time, as well as meeting new people. I enjoy working with all of you and helping in any way that I can. Please always remember, 'Life is not waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain.'”

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