Arlington Heights Village Board members are elected at large on a non-partisan basis, and they serve as the community’s decision-makers. The Village Board members are composed of eight trustees, and one Village President, who is Mayor, Tom Hayes.
Mayor Thomas W. Hayes
Philosophy as an elected official: Progressive stability; fiscal responsibility; reasoned decision-making based on case by case cost-benefit analysis.
Address: 911 East Burr Oak Drive, 60004
Length of Residency: 1983
Elected as Village President: 2013. Served as Village Trustee: 1991-2013
Family: Wife, Susan L. Hayes who is a registered nurse; and two children, daughter Tara, and son Timothy.
Philosophy as an elected official
Trustee Carol J. Blackwood
: Listen to local residents and business owners and be their voice in Village government. Promote and maintain economic growth within the community while managing the ‘bottom line’ in spending.
112 W. Hintz Road, 60004
Length of Residency:
Elected to the Village Board: Appointed as Trustee on February 15, 2010.
Occupation: Sr. Vice President – Village Bank & Trust, Arlington Heights
Family: Husband- John who is employed by Siemens and two grown children, Stephanie and Kenneth and one grandchild.
Other: Past President and Board Member – Wellness Place, Cancer Resource Center. Past Chair and Commissioner of Village of AH Plan Commission (17 years). Past President and Board Member of AH Chamber of Commerce. Former Team Mom for AHYAA baseball and Northwest Chargers Hockey Association.
Trustee Joseph C. Farwell
Philosophy as an elected official: As an elected official, I strive for an equitable balance between providing excellent services to our citizens and keeping our taxes low. My concerns for this community are senior citizen services, affordable housing, and promotion of our business community.
Address: 426 South Ridge, 60005
Length of Residency: 1989
Elected to the Village Board: 2001
Occupation: Attorney; Owner, Farwell Real Estate, Inc.
Family: Wife, Nancy; and three children: Molly, Maggie, Anne.
Other: Wheeling Township Republican Organization, PADS volunteer, Arlington Heights Housing Commissioner 1997-2001, Member of the Arlington Heights Senior Housing Needs Group, 1998-2001, Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce since 1997, Arlington Heights Park District Soccer coach 1997-2002.
Trustee Thomas Glasgow
Philosophy as an elected official: To do the most amount of good for the most amount of people for the most amount of time.
Address: 1231 W. Heather Lane, 60005
Length of Residency: 1990
Elected to the Village Board: 2009
Family: Wife: Denise and 3 Children: Alexis, Trevor, Claudia
Other: Former Treasurer – Cook County Northwest Water Commission; Former Chairman – Arlington Heights Zoning Board of Appeals; Presidents Circle – Northwest Community Hospital; Steering Committee – Metropolis Performing Arts Center; Northwest Suburban Bar Association Board of Governors; Northwest Suburban Bar Association Judge’s Night Committee Chair Bar Admissions:
Supreme Court of the United States; Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals; Federal Bar for the Northern District of Illinois; Federal Trial Bar for the Northern District of Illinois; Capital Litigation Trial Bar
Professional Association Memberships:
U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney Central District of Illinois Health Care; Fraud Committee of U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney's Office Past Member; Former Chairman Pro-Tem – Northwest Water Commission; Northwest Suburban Bar Association – Nominating Committee, Co-Chairman: Judges Night, Judicial Evaluation Committee, Holiday Party Committee; Northwest Community Hospital Foundation Association of Trial Lawyers of America.
Trustee Bert Rosenberg
Philosophy as an elected official: I believe in prudent decision-making based upon sound financial principles and being responsive to residents’ needs and concerns.
Address: 416 West Brampton Lane, 60004
Length of Residency: 1980
Elected to the Village Board: 2000
Family: Wife, Sandi, and two sons, Michael, and Jonathan.
Other: Past President and current Treasurer of the Terramere Homeowners Association. Past Chairman and Commissioner of the Village's Environmental Control Commission where I served 13 years. Commissioner for the past nine years on the Village of O'Hare Noise Advisory Committee. Manager of Little League Baseball, Youth Basketball and Youth Soccer.
Trustee John Scaletta
Address: 1520 North Fernandez Place
Elected to Board: 2007
Trustee Mike Sidor
Philosophy as an elected official: Work to further Arlington Heights' desirability as a community to live, work and own a business by making decisions that are well-informed through active engagement of residents and business owners and thorough research of the issues.
Address: 527 S. Mitchell Ave., 60005
Length of Residency: 1970 – 1980; 1988 to present
Elected to the Village Board: 2011
Occupation: President, owner and founder of Michael J. Sidor & Company, Inc., a language services company.
Trustee Jim Tinaglia
Elected to Village Board:
Trustee Robin LaBedz
209 W. Fremont Street
Appointed to the Village Board: