Meeting with Residents

Hi All,

As a sitting Trustee finishing up my 6 month appointment while hoping to earn one of the three 4-year seats in the upcoming election, I want to make sure that everyone reading this knows I am always available to discuss village issues and ideas – no matter how big or small you think they might be.

I would love to do a meet and greet at your next meeting or event, be it a political action group, PTA, mom’s group, seniors center event, homeowners association meeting – you name it.  I can be reached directly at:

I’d love to hear your ideas on ways to improve the Village and also share my ideas with you.



Andres Park Plans

Hello Everyone,

Please check out this informative video which details what the village and CAMBr, a great volunteer-based mountain biking club, plan on doing with one of Carpentersville’s most underutilized resources.

This will be a great addition to the community and is already drawing interest from all over Chicagoland.

A big thanks goes out to the CAMBr community for committing the volunteer hours to get this project done!

If you are more interested in joining CAMBr, please visit their website at:

One of My Initiatives – 24/7 Access to Previous Board Meetings

Hi Everyone,

One of the challenges of being appointed into a 6 month term is developing goals that can be accomplished in such a short amount of time.  Second on my list, after helping as much as possible with the budget, is increasing our residents’ ability to view previous board meetings whenever they have time to do so.

Currently, the way this is accomplished is extremely dated and limited in reach.  Board meetings are Read more of this post

Board Meeting Recap – February 5, 2013

Hello All,

It was an interesting board meeting as usual.  The highlights included:

  • Honoring  my friend, neighbor and all around great guy, Sergeant Michael Salvaggio, for 20 years of service with the police department.  
  • Advancement on the badly needed Maple Ave. improvement project – staff is doing an excellent job of Read more of this post

Key Village Issues in the Next Four Years

The information below is from a Candidate Profile I submitted to the Daily Herald:

Key Issue 1  Property Tax Relief

Village residents have seen their homes plummet in value while their property tax liability has soared.  I believe this is a primary contributing factor to the record number of foreclosures in the area.  All taxing bodies that draw from Carpentersville residents Read more of this post

Question & Answer Session

The information below is from a Candidate Profile I submitted to the Daily Herald:

What makes you the best candidate for the job?

This is one question where every candidate will reply with the same response: experience.  What separates my qualifications from those of the other candidates is how closely my private sector work experience mirrors the responsibilities of the Village Trustee position.  I have held the position of audit manager for an auditing firm for over 8 years and was an auditor for 4 years before that.  In Read more of this post