Naperville Township

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Trustees


Welcome to the official Naperville Township Trustees website! Trustees are representatives of the public and vote on important matters including the annual town budget, tax levy, funding of various community programs, and Township expenditures.

Burke | Federico | Santucci | Waller

What Do the Trustees Do?

The Naperville Township Board Trustees is a five member board with four trustees and the vote of the Supervisor. Trustees are representatives of the public, and they vote on various important Township matters, including the following:

  • Approval of annual town budgets and tax levies
  • Audit and approval of monthly bills and claims
  • Funding for community programs
  • Township expenditures

The Board of Trustees audits Township expenses to ensure the most efficient use of taxpayer dollars.

Meet the Trustee

Loretta Burke

Trustee (2017 - Present)

Chicago native Loretta Burke, has lived in Aurora for over 15 years in the Diamond Bay subdivision. Loretta has served as Precinct Committeeman for Precinct 68 for many years. A proud union member of the Illinois Education Association, Loretta served as a delegate to the 2016 National Education Association’s Representative Assembly in Washington, D.C. Loretta earned a B.S. degree in Business Education from DePaul University, Master’s Degree in Library and Information Science and Educational Administration Certification from Dominican University. She has also served as a Board member for the Diamond Bay Homeowners’ Association in Aurora. Loretta brings over 30 years of experience in the business, legal and educational communities in Chicago and Western Suburbs.

In her current position as a School Library Information Specialist in Oswego School District 308, Loretta recognizes the important roles of technology and data in making responsible financial decisions for our Township. In her position as Naperville Township Trustee, Loretta seeks to bring a greater awareness and outreach to residents of the services the Township offers to seniors, veterans and those in need. In her spare time, Loretta enjoys traveling, reading, skiing, and music concerts.

lorettab@napervilletownship.com

Meet the Trustee

Julie Federico

Trustee (2017 - Present)

Julie Federico is a 30 year resident of Naperville Township, and currently lives in the River Bank subdivision in Naperville. She is an elected Precinct Committee member for Naperville Precinct 02. In her 30 years, she has seen the city grow from a small community to a thriving suburb.

Julie was born and raised in the Boston area, and moved to Naperville in 1987. She holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and a Bachelor’s Degree from Northeastern University in Boston.

Julie is a retired engineer. She worked for over 30 years for a large telecommunications company in Naperville, including both Systems Engineering and Product Management.

Julie is currently Treasurer of the Naperville Sister Cities Commission, and also the River Bank Homeowner’s Association. She is a lector at St. Thomas the Apostle Church and a weekly volunteer at Animals Deserving of Proper Treatment (ADOPT). She is a classroom volunteer with Junior Achievement.

Julie, and her husband Jay, enjoy bicycling, hiking, geocaching and love both domestic and international travel. But they continue to call Naperville home, and enjoy all the opportunities the township has to offer.

julief@napervilletownship.com

Meet the Trustee

Paul Santucci

Trustee (2013 - Present)

Paul Santucci has lived in the township since 2007 in the Oakhurst subdivision in Aurora and has been an elected committeeman serving his precinct since 2007. Paul has been on the executive board of the Naperville Township Republican Organization as Treasurer and currently Secretary since 2008.

Paul has volunteered in the community with the St. Raphael's mens group, Oakhurst AYSO board, District 204 PTAs, West Suburban Irish, Loaves and Fishes, DuPage County Forest Preserve, Wheatland Athletic Association, Team Chicago Soccer, Eclipse Select Soccer and Bolingbrook Soccer Club.

Paul is currently involved with the Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce, Greater Oak Brook Business Leaders, West Suburban Irish and the Naperville Rotary International.

Paul has been CEO of a communications company in Chicago and is currently a communications consultant, a licensed real estate broker and a certified soccer coach.

Paul's education includes an executive MBA from University of Notre Dame, a Masters from George Williams College of Aurora University and a Bachelors degree in Communications (Design and Marketing) from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Paul, his wife Jennifer and three children love living in the Naperville area and enjoy all that Naperville has to offer. Paul is excited to be a part of continuing to keep Naperville Township a destination community and helping to further the great services to it's residents.

pauls@napervilletownship.com

Meet the Trustee

John Waller

Trustee (2017 - Present)

John Waller has lived in Naperville for 25 years, and brings his 30-plus years of experience in various disciplines of Supply Chain Management to the position of Trustee. John’s experience in cost savings, logistics, and analyzing market trends will be valuable in driving down Township operating costs and your taxes.

John is currently the President of the Brookdale Homeowners Association, a position he has held for the past 10 years, and has also served on the Congregational Council of St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Naperville for 9 years, the last 3 years of which as President. He is currently the Athletic Director at St. Timothy organizing the weekly open gym volleyball program, is active as a Worship Assistant and lay reader, and is also the bass player (and occasional bass singer) in two music ensembles at the church. John’s wife (Janet) and daughter (Jensine) have been active volunteers as a family at Loaves and Fishes Food Pantry, Hesed House, and Feed My Starving Children.

In his spare time, John enjoys bicycle riding on the many trails in the area (and beyond); rooting for his hometown New York Mets (he was born about 5 miles from where Citi Field now stands) and New York Jets, the Chicago White Sox, and the Chicago Blackhawks; beer hunting expeditions; and traveling.

johnw@napervilletownship.com

People

103,000

Amount of people within Naperville Township of DuPage County

Square Miles

36

The Road District services 36 square miles of roads and right-of-ways

Founded

1849

The Naperville Township governmental body has been in operation since the mid-1800s

Mission Statement

Naperville Township, in partnership with the greater Aurora, Naperville & Warrenville communities, and through the efforts of dedicated employees and elected officials, will provide township services in an efficient and effective manner in order to preserve and enhance the quality of life for all our residents. We are committed to listening to and evaluating the needs of the public and shall provide services, which are responsive to the health, safety and general welfare of the entire township.