Township Supervisor Mark Thoman will accept applicant resumes with cover letters for a Township Trustee vacancy on the Board of Trustees that occurred effective September 1, 2017. Interested residents should mail, email, or drop off a resume and cover letter on or before 4:30pm on Friday September 29, 2017. No applicants will be accepted after this date.

State statute (60 ILCS 1/60-5) requires:

  • Applicants shall be of the same political party (Republican).
  • Applicants shall have no criminal convictions.
  • Applicants shall be a Township resident.
  • Appointment shall be for the duration of the unexpired term.

Trustee duties are specific.

  • Previous experience on a governing board is a plus.
  • Budget experience is a plus. Trustees set the levy, help define the budget, approve the resulting appropriations, and approve and accept the Annual Financial Report.
  • Bookkeeping and general accounting experience is a plus. Township Trustees perform an audit every month of all expenses, of every check written against invoices and receipts for the entire Township.






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