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Boards & Commissions

Board Members

The Village Board is comprised of the Mayor, Village Clerk, and six Trustees, elected at-large to individual, four-year overlapping terms. The Village Board meets on the first and third Monday of each month, and other times as necessary. Meeting times and dates are posted in the Administration Building, and all meetings are held in compliance with the Illinois Open Meetings Act.

Mayor Paul Schore

Mayor Paul Schore, elected April 2008, had been a member of the Board of Trustees since 1997, and has been active in the Bourbonnais Community for more than 20 years. Mayor Schore is married to his wife Mary, and they have three children and three grandchildren (two are twins).

Mayor Schore is employed at CSL Behring in Bradley, Illinois. He is active in Boy Scouts and is an avid sports and racing fan.

Village Clerk Brian Simeur

Brian has served as Village Clerk since 1995 and has been active in the Bourbonnais community for many years.  Village Clerk Simeur is married to Denise and they have one son, Chad and daughter in law, Abby.

He is employed as the Senior Manager of Pay Services for CSL Behring in Bradley, Illinois. He is an avid Chicago Bears and Chicago Cubs fan.

Trustee Vera Amiano

Trustee Vera C. Amiano has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 1997, and has been active in the Bourbonnais Community for more than 28 years. Trustee Amiano is married to her husband Joe, and they have two children and four grandchildren.

Trustee Amiano retired from the Bank of Bourbonnais. She has served as the President of the Bradley-Bourbonnais High School Foundation Board, President of the Bradley-Bourbonnais Rotary Club, serves on the Community Prayer Breakfast Committee and is a member of the Bradley-Bourbonnais Regional Chamber of Commerce. She enjoys reading, gardening, scrap booking and oil painting.

Committees:

Chair - Community Affairs & Services; Community & Economic Development; Finance
President - Police Pension Board

Trustee Bruce Greenlee

Trustee Bruce Greenlee has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2001, and has been active in the Bourbonnais Community for more than 40 years. Trustee Greenlee is married to his wife Pamela, and they have four children.

Trustee Greenlee is the owner of Greenlee Supply Company, Inc. He is a graduate of Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School and Olivet Nazarene University. He enjoys golf and is a member of the Kankakee County Regional Chamber of Commerce; a board member of Grace Bible Church; and of the Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School Foundation Board.

Committees:

Chair - Public Works and Police
Member - Building & Grounds; Community & Economic Development; Finance; Franchise, License & Administration

Trustee Rick Fischer

Trustee Fischer was appointed to the Board of Trustees on June 2, 2008. He has been successfully re-elected and is currently serving his second term of office. Born in Quincy, Illinois, Trustee Fischer moved to Bourbonnais in 1981. He is married to his wife Mary, and has two children.

Trustee Fischer has been active in the Bourbonnais Community for 34 years. He has served on the Board of Directors of the former Bradley-Bourbonnais Regional
Chamber of Commerce for 15 years and as Chairman of the Board for 2 years.

Currently Trustee Fischer is serving on the Board of Directors of the newly formed Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce as a Representative for the Village of Bourbonnais.

Trustee Fischer is a Registered Investment Advisor Representative, and is affiliated with Interactive Financial Advisors (IFA) out of Oak Brook, IL since 2005.

July 2015, Trustee Fischer retired from the Boudreau & Fischer Insurance Agency Inc., of which he was a co-founder and President. He has been with the Agency since its inception in 1984.

Trustee Fischer has coached and served on the Dynamo Soccer Board of Directors for several years. He also served for years as a manager / coach for the Bourbonnais Little League.

Trustee Fischer graduated from Northern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.

Trustee Fischer’s favorite pastime is playing golf.

Committees:

Chair - Annexation Zoning & Building and Francise, License, and Administration
Member - Community Affairs & Services; Finance; Parks & Recreation; Utility

Trustee Jack Littrell, Jr.

Trustee Jack Littrell, Jr. has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2015. Trustee Littrell, Jr. works at Farmers Insurance as a licensed Financial Registered Representative. He has been active in the community as a former mail carrier for over sixteen years and coached over twenty-seven years in the area. He, his wife, Jill, and two sons, Matthew and Brandon have resided in Bourbonnais since 1995.

Committees:

Chair - Utility
Member - Annexation, Building & Zoning; Finance; Parks & Recreation; Police; Public Works

Trustee Jeff Keast

Trustee Jeff Keast has been a member of the Board of Trustees since 2015. Trustee Keast owns Keast Electric where he is a union electrical contractor. He is a member of the National Electrical Contractors Association and a lifelong resident of Kankakee County. He and his wife, Jenny, have three children and one grandchild.

Committees:

Chair - Parks & Recreation
Member – Annexation, Building & Zoning; Buildings & Grounds; Finance; Franchise, License, & Administration; Utility

Trustee Randy King

Trustee Randy King is serving his first four (4) year term representing the residents of the Village of Bourbonnais.  After receiving his Music Education degree from Millikin University in Decatur, he was the Band Director at Dwight Township High School and Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School.  He is currently the President of King Music Inc in Bradley and his community service has included two (2) terms as a Board Member for Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School, a past member of the BBCHS Academic Foundation and Speakers Bureau, past President of the Community Arts Council of Kankakee County, and has served on the Kankakee Valley Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors.  He is a co-founder of the New Horizon’s Band of Kankakee County and is a professional musician.  For the past ten (10) years, he has been involved with fast pitch youth softball as a board member and coach for the Bradley-Bourbonnais Youth Softball League, served two (2) years as head coach for Maternity BVM Catholic School, and is currently an assistant coach at Bishop McNamara Catholic High School.  Cheryl, his wife, is the Choral Director at Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School and they have two daughters, Lauren and Lindsay. 

Committees:

Chair - Buildings & Grounds
Member - Committee Affairs & Services; Community & Economic Development; Finance; Police; Public Works