Contact Information: Joan Olson 630-407-6015
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Cronin Accepts Applications to Fill District 4 Vacancy
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin is accepting applications for the District 4 Board vacancy that recently occurred following the death of JR McBride of Glen Ellyn.
“I encourage District 4 residents to consider serving on the County Board. The nominee will help advance our reform agenda to make DuPage County a smarter, more efficient form of government,” said Cronin.
McBride passed away October 24, 2014.
Those interested in serving District 4 for the remainder of the term, which expires Nov. 30, 2016, should submit the following to Chairman Cronin’s office:
• A cover letter of intent summarizing the reasons the applicant is interested in serving on the County Board (no more than 300 words);
• A resume; and
• An application, which can be found at www.dupageco.org/district4app
The applications will be screened and a candidate forum for finalists will be held November 22, 2014. Following the forum, Cronin will select a nominee and submit it to the County Board for the Tuesday, December 9th, board meeting.
The applicants must reside in District 4. A map of the district boundaries can be found at www.dupageco.org/CountyBoard/Dist4Map
. Applicants must be a member of the same political party (Republican) as the person they are succeeding.
The deadline to submit nominations is 5 p.m. Tuesday, November 18th. Nominations can be submitted by mail to the County Board Office at 421 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL 60187, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (630) 407-6001.