Sylvester A. Hartigan
Profession: owner/operator of Hartigan Trucking Co.
Education: Attended St. Joseph High School, Portland (Ore.) High School, City College of Chicago, Triton College, Danville Area Community College, Marine Corps Institute, Chicago Police Academy.
Political/community experience: Has worked on various political campaigns and for charitable causes.
Top three concerns: Instituting a total moratorium on tax and fee increases; begin an immediate inquiry into and audit of village vendors; begin a program conducive to combat senior and youth alienation.
Profession: Mechanical contractor, Scheck Industries.
Education: Oak Park and River Forest High School, Washburn Trade School.
Political/community experience: Mayor of North Riverside for the past 16 years; chairman of the North Riverside Zoning Board for four years.
Top three concerns: Securing the financial independence of North Riverside; develop senior housing for North Riverside residents; continue to provide substantial subsidies to residents for village water, garbage, recreation and service programs.
Charmaine M. Kutt
Profession: North Riverside village clerk
Education: 12 years of parochial school
Political/community experience: North Riverside village clerk for 16 years; co-chair, Village Cancer Walk; chair, North Riverside 75th Anniversary; past president of Komarek School PTA; past president, North Riverside Sportsman’s Club; past chair, Mater Christi Ladies Guild; past officer, current member of the North Riverside VIP Party.
Other experience: Eight years as secretary of an air-conditioning and heating company; currently director of religious education at Mater Christi School.
Top three concerns: Continue efficient village record keeping; accomplish clerk’s duties efficiently and expeditiously; be helpful and responsible to North Riverside residents.
Profession: Sales rep
Education: St. Rita High School; Morton College
Political/community experience: North Riverside village trustee for 12 years; chairman, North Riverside Zoning Board of Appeals for three years.
Other experience: Member, VFW Post #6869; member, Berwyn American Legion Post #0256; member, Berwyn Moose Lodge #424.
Top three concerns: Work closely with state legislators to receive grant money; watch village expenses; continue offering residents the health and safety programs they’re used to.
Trustee candidates Kenneth Krochmal and Joan Sargent did not respond to a request for information for the Election Guide.