Profession: Mechanical engineer
Education: Riverside-Brookfield High School; Illinois Institute of Technology (BS mechanical engineering).
Political/community experience: District 94 school board member (2001-present); chairman, Brookfield-North Riverside Water Commission (1999-present); member, North Riverside Plan Commission (1995-present), chairman (1999-present); board member, North Riverside Public Library (1998-99); member, Education Advisory Committee of Komarek School (1994-2001).
Top three challenges: Proper allocation and utilization of funds to meet the growing costs of students with special needs; upkeep and improvement of the school buildings; maintain diverse curriculum of Komarek School.
Katherine M. Fischer
Profession: Licensed hairstylist
Education: Ippolito School of Cosmetology
Political/community experience: District 94 school board member since 1998; board member, Komarek School PTA for seven years (president two years, vice president two years, secretary three years).
Other experience: member University of Iowa Parents Board (2003-present).
William J. Frey
Profession: High school teacher, athletic trainer
Education: DePaul University (BA); Northern Illinois University (graduate coursework).
Political/community experience: North Riverside Recreation youth softball and baseball coach; board member, Grace Lutheran School.
Top three concerns: Maintain the highest standard of education possible while maintaining fiscal responsibility; focus on managing costs; look for alternative funding sources such as grants to help fund school programs.
Incumbent candidate Deborah Czajka did not respond to a request for information for the Election Guide.