Board of Trustees

It is with profound sadness that the Village of Western Springs acknowledges the death of President Alice F. Gallagher, who passed away unexpectedly on March 21, 2023. 

View the press release here

The Board of Trustees generally meet the second and fourth Monday of each month, though this schedule is subject to change due to availability and other scheduling concerns. In event that there are changes to the schedule, they will be reflected on the Village Meeting & Events calendar, and on the Agenda & Minutes page of the website. 

Board Members

To send one e-mail to the President and Board of Trustees, please use the Group E-mail. If you want to send an e-mail to a specific person, please use the links below.

President Heidi Rudolph

Rudolph web

Trustee Amy Avakian


Trustee Nicole Chen

Nicole Chen
708-246-1800 Ext. 117
Term Expires May 2025
708-246-1800 Ext. 118
Term Expires May 2027
708-246-1800 Ext. 116
Term Expires May 2027

Trustee Al Fink

Al Fink
708-246-1800 Ext. 115
Term Expires May 2027

Trustee Scott Lewis

708-246-1800 Ext. 120
Term Expires May 2025

Trustee Phil Nawrocki

708-246-1800 Ext. 114
Term Expires May 2027

Trustee James Tyrrell

James Tyrrell

Clerk Ed Tymick

Ed Tymick


Village of WS
708-246-1800 Ext. 119
Term Expires May 2025
Term Expires May 2025