Robert “Bob” Rita is the youngest son of the late John and Rose Rita, longtime public servants who taught Bob the value of hard work and service to the community. Rita graduated from Eisenhower High School in Blue Island, Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, and is currently completing his Bachelors Degree at Governors State University. Representative Rita has been employed as both a Truck Driver and a Heavy Equipment Operator for the Cook County Highway Department. Rita also serves as State Representative for the 28th District.
Louis Peyton, Clerk
Board President, Gen. George Patton School District; veteran of the U.S. Navy; charity volunteer with New Covenant Faith Church of God; retired from Ford Motor Company, over 30 years service
Fred Bilotto, Assessor
Blue Island Park District Commissioner since 2003; teacher at Thornton High School, Harvey, IL; union representative for local IEA-NEA chapter; secured more than $1 million for park district.
Rosalind Priest, Trustee
Calumet Park resident for 34 years; member of Apostolic Church of Christ; retired from the University of Illinois, 20 years of service; active member, Carpenter/Aberdeen block club.
Angel Infante, Trustee
Mechanical engineer educated in both Peru & Germany. Fluent in Spanish & a working knowledge of German. He facilitates outreach campaigns to the townships’ Hispanic community.
Claudia Tripoli, Trustee
Assistant Professor at Moraine Valley Community College; Strategic Planning Committee member for Moraine Valley Community College; breast cancer survivor; involved with American Cancer Society charities; co-captain for Relay for Life team.