Jim and his wife of 42 years Phyllis moved to Palatine in 1982. They are the proud parents of Kelly and Kevin. Their children attended Virginia Lake, Walter Sundling and Palatine High School.
Jim has a Bachelor’s Degree Electronic Technology from Southern Illinois University and a Master’s degree in Business Management from the University of Northern Colorado. Jim is a Vietnam era veteran having served eight years in the Air Force as a Pilot and Aircraft Accident Investigation Safety Officer. He was employed by Northrop Grumman in Rolling Meadows for 29 years where he held positions in Program Management and Business Development prior to retiring in 2011.
Jim has been active in community service, having previously served on the Zoning Board of Appeals. He was a committee member of the Palatine High School VIP Booster Club for eight years serving as President for two years. A committee member of the American Cancer Society palatine, Rolling Meadows, Inverness (PRMI) Relay for Life for eight years and Co-Chairman of the event for 2008 and 2009, and a member of the Palatine District 3 Advisory Council for 19 years.
Entered Village Council: January, 2010
Current Term Expires: May, 2015
Police Policy & Code Services Committee
District 3 Advisory Council Meeting