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Board Meetings

All meetings are scheduled to begin at 6:00 PM in the Boardroom of the Administrative Center, 7540 S. 86th Avenue, Justice, Illinois, unless otherwise notified.

If you wish to attend these meetings and require assistance in accessing this meeting place because of a disability, please contact Ms. Crystal Skoczylas at (708) 496-8700.

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Board Members
Johnny Smith President

Mr. Johnny Smith, President June 2006-April 2023

Board Members
Gary Crossman Vice President

Mr. Gary B. Crossman, Vice-President April 2009-April 2025

Board Members
Sherry Pavel Secretary

Mrs. Sherry L. Pavel, Secretary September 2011-April 2023

Board Members
Ruben Almendarez Member

Mr. Ruben Almendarez, Board Member April 2007-April 2023

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Joe Betz Member

Mr. Joe Betz, Board Member May 2019-April 2025

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Erik Ziccardi Member

Mr. Erik C. Ziccardi, Board Member October 2019-April 2025

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Laura Cardenas Member

Mrs Laura P. Cardenas, Board Member April 2021-April 2025