Alice Gallagher has served the Village as a Trustee (2013-2017) and will continue her service by assuming the role of Village President for the next four years (2017-2021). Alice is an attorney and yoga teacher at a local studio. She is a graduate of Miami University and Seattle University School of Law. Alice was President of the Field Park PTO (2003-2004), Chairman of the Western Springs Foundation for Educational Excellence (2004-2005), and a member of the Western Springs School District 101 Board of Education (2005-2009). She has volunteered as an ESL Teacher for School on Wheels (2008-2010), and a yoga teacher and mentor (2016-2017). Alice and her husband Terry raised their five children in the Field Park neighborhood where they remain today.
President Gallagher states, "It is my pleasure to write this first President’s Corner message on our Village’s website. The purpose of this page is to provide you with news on issues of interest to our residents in a more timely manner than the quarterly Tower Topics. This new forum will allow the Board of Trustees to quickly pass on important information to you. Expect to see monthly updates of this column, or more frequent updates when warranted. If you have a question, comment, or concern; your Village Board and I would like to hear from you."
In May, your Board voted to temporarily opt-out of the recently passed Cook County Ordinances regarding minimum wage and paid sick leave which take effect on July 1st. Read on...
Municipal Services Director Matt Supert and Water Plant Superintendent Erin Duffy will be hosting a Q&A session for our residents on July 20th at 6pm in the All Purpose Room at Village Hall. Read on...