Candidates running for Avon Township Supervisor will share their platforms and participate in an audience Q&A session at the Grayslake Chamber of Commerce's networking luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 28 at State Bank of the Lakes, 50 Commerce Dr.
Cost is $15 with registration by Feb. 26 or $25 at the door. Reservations are strongly recommended. To register, go to www.grayslakechamber.com or call (847) 223-6888.
Participating in the candidate forum will be current appointed Avon Township Supervisor Lisa Rusch, of the Avon Action party; Judy Armstrong, of the Avon Strong party; and Douglas Raul Williams, a township trustee running with the independent slate Avon Unity.
The terms of all township officials expire in 2013 including Supervisor Sam Yingling (who was elected state representative), Assessor R. Chris Ditton, Clerk Lisa Rusch, Highway Commissioner Tom Brust and Trustees Randy Evangelides, Marc Feldstein, William McNeill and Doug Williams.
Two parties and one independent slate have filed to run for Avon Township elected positions.
The two parties are:
Lisa Rusch, Supervisor
Elona Hamilton, Clerk
Chris Ditton, Assessor
Tom Brust, Highway Commissioner
Christopher Larson, Trustee
Marc Feldstein, Trustee
Randy Evangelides, Trustee
Lisa DeLaMar, Trustee
Judy Armstrong, Supervisor
Patrica A. Smart, Clerk
Wayne George Flary, Assessor
Robert D. Kula, Highway Commissioner
Cathy deGroh, Trustee
Jeanne Kearby, Trustee
William McNeill, Trustee
Annmarie Pryde, Trustee
The independent slate, which does not include candidates for clerk and assessor is:
Douglas Raul Williams, Supervisor
James P. DeNomie, Highway Commissioner
Bob Flanary, Trustee
Erica J. Lopez, Trustee
Hal Sloan, Trustee
Stephen Hall, Trustee