County Executive re-appoints 12, appoints one to boards
WILL COUNTY – Will County Executive Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant re-appointed 12 people and appointed one person to boards this month.
The 13 were approved during the regularly scheduled May 20 meeting of the Will County Board.
Stephen Rittof Jr. and Ronald Smothers were both re-appointed to the Channahon Fire Protection District Board, with terms ending in 2024. Both men have been members of the board since 1995. Rittof also was a volunteer firefighter with the department for 30 years.
Robert Davis was re-appointed to a three-year term with the Manhattan Fire Protection District. Davis has been a member since 2009.
Jason Baron has been re-appointed to a three-year terms on the Minooka Fire Protection Board. Baron has been a member since 2018. Baron is a career firefighter.
Willian Sawallisch Jr. has been re-appointed to the Monee Fire Protection District Board. It is his second three-year term.
Robert Scheidt has been re-appointed to the Rockdale Fire Protection District Board. Scheidt has been a member since 2015.
John Ferdinardo has been appointed the Will County Emergency Telephone System 9-1-1 Board. He takes the place of Joseph Wazny, who retired from the board. Ferdinardo’s term will last until Jan. 31, 2024.
Susan McMillin and Sueanna Smith have been re-appointed to two-year terms on the Will County Board of Review. McMillin has been on the board for alternating terms since 2009. Smith has been on the board since 2019.
Donna Dettbarn, Ben Dietz and Michael Simelton were named to ongoing positions on the Community Development Block Grant /HOME Advisory Board.
Dettbarn is retired and a Monee Township Supervisor. Dietz is the mayor of Wilmington and has also been an alderman there. Dettbarn and Dietz are district representatives.
Simelton is the Chief Executive Officer for the Housing authority of Joliet and is a Community Agency representative.