Mark Thoman For Township Supervisor


  • Volunteer for Township senior services Chair of both the Senior Advisory Committee and the SALT Council.
  • Board of Directors Pierce Downer Heritage Alliance (www.pdha.org) a 501c3 supporting Village environmental and historical efforts. 
  • Former Chair, current VP/treasurer Friends For Downers Grove Township Seniors (FFDGTS), a 501c3 supporting Township social services.

Lorraine Grimsby For Township Clerk


  • Lorraine is currently a trustee for the township.
  • Lorraine has spent her entire career in the healthcare field working with people in various administrative and financial positions and recently became an independent small business owner.
  • Lorraine is a member of the Darien Chamber of Commerce and the Darien Women in Business.  Before moving to Illinois, Lorraine worked at Marquette General Hospital while attending Northern Michigan University.  She also served as deputy/ township clerk in Michigan for nine years.
  • Since 1999, Lorraine has lived in Willowbrook with her husband, Arthur.  Lorraine has two grown sons and five grandchildren and attends Palos Evangelical Lutheran Church.

The following individuals will also be looking for your support as they seek election to the position of trustee for the township:


  • Mark Cuthbert
  • Abigail "Abby" Ferguson
  • David Kalet
  • Karen Kelly

Here is your Downers Grove Township slate of candidates that were unanimously endorsed by the Downers Grove Township Republican Organization and unanimously elected at the Republican Caucus held December 6th, 2016.  These fine candidates will appear on the ballot in the Consolidated  General Election to be held on April 4th, 2017.  They look forward to your support.

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Greg Boltz For Township Assessor


As a CPA and as a financial executive for a major property management firm, Greg Boltz has the experience to serve as our next Downers Grove Township Assessor. Having grown up in Downers Grove, Greg works hard and tirelessly gives back to our communities through many different charitable causes and organizations.​

At the February 13th General Meeting the Downers Grove Township Republican Organization endorsed the following candidates:

COLLEGE OF DuPAGE District 502 

     Christine M. Fenne

     Taso Triantafillos

Community H.S. District 99 Board of Education

     Joseph G. Clifford


Please support these candidates on the April 4th Consolidated Election.

Lawrence "Andy" Anderson  For

Township Highway Commissioner


Lawrence "Andy" Anderson started working for the highway department in 1984. Over the past 29 years Andy has gained expertise in managing storm sewers, relieving area flooding, maintaining right-of-way forestry and keeping township roads safe and clean. In 1996 he became foreman and has been managing the township crew ever since. Andy is a lifelong resident of Downers Grove. Andy has been married to his wife Sharon for the past 24 years and has an Australian Shepherd named Binky. He graduated from Downers Grove North and also graduated with a BA in communications from North Central College in 1983. Andy’s hobbies include music, gardening and spending time with family and friends.​

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