Lorraine Grimsby was born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and moved to Illinois in 1989. Lorraine has two grown sons and 5 grandchildren. Before moving to Illinois, Lorraine worked at Marquette General Hospital and attended Northern Michigan University. Lorraine also served as West Branch Deputy Clerk and Township Clerk for approximately 9 years.
Lorraine’s entire career has been in the healthcare field servicing people. Lorraine works at Loyola University Medical Center in Maywood. She is a member of the Darien Chamber of Commerce, Co-chair of the Darien Women in Business and also serves on various local organizations and committees. Lorraine recently started a small business as an Independent Mary Kay® Beauty Consultant. She has used this as an opportunity to give back to the community by donating all or a portion of her profits to various charitable organizations and nursing homes.
Phone: (630) 915-7770
Gregory A. Boltz
Greg Boltz was appointed to the Downers Grove Township Board in June 2015. Greg has a long history of serving the community including serving on the Indian Boundary YMCA Board, volunteering for the Westmont Lions, Gleaners for the Lord and a number of other local organizations.
Currently Greg is Vice President of Finance for a group of privately held companies. His area of focus includes accounting, finance, operations, compliance and government procurement.
Greg has a Bachelor’s Degree from DePaul University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He has two adult children and is a member of Four Corners Community Church in Darien.
Phone: (331) 481-9640
Mark D. Cuthbert
Mark D. Cuthbert was appointed to the Downers Grove Township Board in 2012. Mark has a B.A. degree in both Physics and Mathematics from the University of Chicago, a B.S. degree in Meteorology from the Naval Postgraduate School, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Mark is currently a management consultant focused on advising senior executives of Fortune 500 companies on corporate and business strategy. Additionally, Mark is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom having served in the United States Air Force and deployed with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division.
Mark is married with one young child and he and his family are parishioners at St. Isaac Jogues Catholic Church.
Phone: (773) 425-5962
Kathleen A. Abbate and her husband, Vito have lived in Darien for 25 years and have two daughters in their early twenties. Kathleen was born in Chicago and raised in Westchester, Illinois. She has a B.S. Degree in Business Administration from St. Joseph’s College and an MBA from Lewis University. Kathleen worked for Continental Bank as an internal auditor and also a Private Banking Lending Officer for ten years. Additionally, Kathleen is a licensed Illinois Realtor since 1982.
After having children in the early 1990’s, Kathleen has spent her time in many volunteer positions. She was the PTA President and Membership Chairperson for the Concord/Cass PTA while her daughters attended Cass Junior High in Darien. Kathleen also served as a teacher in the Youth Ministry Program and a food pantry volunteer for more than ten years at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish. Additionally, she was a member of the Citizen of the Year Committee in Darien for nine years. For the past 6 years, Kathleen has been an active committeeman in the Downers Grove Township Republican Organization (DGTRO). Separately, she serves as a Trustee on the Downers Grove Township Board since her election in 2009.
Phone: (630) 910-3536