Elk Grove Village Welcomes New Trustee
At the Elk Grove Village Board Meeting on Tuesday, May 28, Stephen Schmidt was sworn in as a new Village Trustee for a four-year term. Trustee Schmidt previously served as the Village’s Chief of Police for 17 years before his retirement in 2016. Schmidt began his 41-year law enforcement career at the Village as a patrol officer in 1975 and continually expanded his responsibilities to include serving as a Field Evidence Technician, Traffic Specialist, Sergeant, Commander, Deputy Chief and finally, Chief of Police in 1999.
Incumbent Trustees Nancy Czarnik and Sam Lissner were also sworn in at the Village Board Meeting to serve another four-year term. Trustee Czarnik has served as a Village Trustee since 1989 and Trustee Lissner has served since 1995.
“The Village is pleased to welcome Trustee Schmidt as the newest member of the Village Board.” said Mayor Craig Johnson, “We are committed to continuing the spirit of cooperation and respect that has allowed the Village Board to focus on improving the quality of life for residents and businesses through innovation and long-term investment in the community.”