Village Board

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

Mayor Thomas Hayes

Philosophy as an elected official:
 Progressive stability; fiscal responsibility; reasoned decision-making based on case by case cost-benefit analysis.

Phone: 847.259.6337

Email: [email protected]

Address: 911 East Burr Oak Drive, 60004

Length of Residency: Since 1983

Elected as Village President: 2013. Served as Village Trustee: 1991-2013

Occupation: Attorney-at-Law

Family: Wife, Susan L. Hayes who is a registered nurse; and two children, daughter Tara, and son Timothy.

Trustee Richard Baldino

Trustee Richard Baldino

Philosophy as an elected official:
To maintain Arlington Heights as a great place to be a neighbor, employee and business owner by listening respectfully, and objectively searching for sustainable long term solutions by engaging with community members. 

Phone: 847.504.7220

Email: [email protected] 

Address: 300 N. Carlyle Place

Length of Residency: Resident since 2000

Elected to the Village Board: Elected as Village Trustee in April, 2017.

Occupation: Consulting Environmental Chemist

Family: Wife, Mary, son Robert, and daughter Grace 

Other: American Chemical Society, Arlington Heights Historical Society, First United Methodist Church of Arlington Heights | Board of Trustees.        

Trustee James J. Bertucci

Trustee Burt Rosenberg

Philosophy as an elected official:
 Represent the residents and business owners honestly and fairly by listening to their needs, along with the recommendations by the staff, and then making fiscally responsible decisions on policies and budgeting using my critical thinking and collaboration skills. 

Phone: 847.710.6772

Email: [email protected]

Address: 77 S Evergreen Ave., Unit 709

Length of Residency: Have been a resident of Arlington Heights since1985

Elected to the Village Board: Appointed May 3, 2021

Occupation: Financial Planner and Investment Advisor

Family: 2 Adult Children and 2 Grandchildren

Current member and Past Board President of the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce
Current member and Past Board President of the Arlington Heights Rotary Club
Current Member and Past Board Vice President of the Arlington Heights Historical Society
Past Board President of the Arlington Heights Library Board of Trustees
Past Board Vice President of the Performing Arts at Metropolis Board of Directors
Past Board President of the Arlington Heights Crime Stoppers Board of Directors
Current member and Past Committee Chairperson of the Mayor's Community Prayer Breakfast Committee
St. James Church Parishioner
Arlington Heights 2019 Community Leader of the Year Award from the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce 
Arlington Heights Heart of Gold Award Recipient in 2008

Trustee Mary Beth Canty

Trustee Mary Beth Canty

Philosophy as an elected official:  I believe we need to listen to our residents and foster a community that will last for generations. 
Address:  612 E. Euclid Ave.
Phone Number: 847.656.6062

Email: [email protected]

Length of Residency:  Arlington Heights resident since 2008.

Elected to the Village Board:  April 2, 2019

Occupation: Management Consultant

Family: Husband, Chris, and two kids: Jackson and Emma

Other: Member of the League of Women Voters, Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Bridge the Black/White Divide Task Force on Education, local PTA, supporter of Metropolis Performing Arts Centre

Trustee Nicolle Grasse

Trustee Padovani
Philosophy as an elected official: 
To listen to the needs of residents and businesses and be a collaborative decision maker for the betterment of all in Arlington Heights. 

Phone:  847.533.4511

Email: [email protected]

Address:  515 S Walnut Avenue

Length of Residency: Have been a resident of Arlington Heights since 2001

Elected to the Village Board:  Appointed May 3, 2021

Occupation: Hospice Chaplain

Family: Husband Michael; Daughter Claire
Ordained clergy in the United Church of Christ denomination with ongoing local, state, and national level volunteer work for justice and democracy issues through this role
Member of Congregational UCC in Arlington Heights
Member of League of Women Voters- AH-BG-MP
Deputy Registrar

Trustee Robin LaBedz

Trustee Robin LaBedz
Philosophy as an elected official: To evaluate each issue individually and strive to balance the high level of service our residents expect with the need for fiscal responsibility.

Phone: 847.392.6195

Email: [email protected]

Address: 209 W. Fremont Street

Length of Residency: Since 1977

Appointed to the Village Board: 2013

Occupation: Management Analyst/HR, U.S. Department of Labor

Family: Husband, Gary, and two children Laura and Steven

Other: League of Women Voters since 1988; Village of Arlington Heights Housing Commission 1990-1994: Arlington Heights Memorial Library Board of Trustees, 1993-1999; Downtown Master Plan Taskforce, 2004-2006; Village of Arlington Heights Plan Commission, 2007-2013.


Trustee John Scaletta

Trustee John Scaletta

Philosophy as an elected official:
 Fair and equitable representation of residents and businesses alike using common sense and good judgment while balancing strong fiscal responsibility with providing high quality services when deliberating the issues that impact all of us in the Village of Arlington Heights.

Phone: 847.545.0259

Email: [email protected]

Address: 1336 S. Evergreen Avenue, 60005

Length of Residency: Since 2000

Elected to Board: 2007

Occupation: Vice President, Management and Consulting Services

Family: Wife, Toni,  and two children, Tripp and Gianni

Professional Association Memberships: Member of the National Association of Theater Owners; Executive Board of National Association of Theater Owners of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan; Co-Chairman of the Geneva Convention hosted by NATO of WI & UP for the benefit of theater owners across the Midwest.

Other: Village of Arlington Heights Arts Commission Chairman 2001-2003, Member of Arlington Economic Alliance 2003-2007, Member of Downtown Master Plan Update Taskforce 2004-2006, Arlington Heights Chamber Board of Directors 2000-2006 including Exec Board 2004, Downtown Business Association Board of Directors 2001-2005 including President 2002-2004, Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year 2004, Heart of Gold Business Leader of the Year 2006, Building Code Review Board – Village of Arlington Heights 2010 -2017, Metropolis Oversight Committee – Village of Arlington Heights 2014-Present Member of Our Lady of Wayside Parish 2000-2007, Arlington Heights Noon Rotary Member 2003-2007. Member of BUZZ, A Philanthropic Organization of Dedicated Professionals 2005 – Present, Metropolis Olympics Fundraiser Committee Chairman 2006, Metropolis Mardi Gras Fundraiser Committee Chairman – Fat Friday 2007, 2008, 2009, & 2013

Trustee Thomas F. Schwingbeck Jr

Trustee Tom Schwingbeck Jr

Philosophy as an elected official: Listen to and represent the residents of Arlington Heights while doing what is always in the best interest of our Village. Focus on remaining a desirable community and  ensuring that residents have the services that they have come to expect while being fiscally responsible. Support business growth and opportunities. Use my Engineering and Management background and experience to enhance a well-informed and capable board.

Email: [email protected]

Address: 506 E. Orchard Street

Length of Residency: Since 1988

Elected to the Village Board: April 2, 2019

Occupation: President of RNM and Associates, a Sales, Metallurgical and Consulting Company

Family: Wife, Renee, and two sons Michael and Nick.

Other: I am a member of the Arlington Heights Chamber of Commerce, Zoning Board of Appeals (2015-2019), NCH President’s Circle, Marquis Member of the Metropolis Performing Arts Center, Member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Member of the National Eagle Scout Association, Eagle Scout and Scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 32, AHYAA Baseball Manager/Coach (2001-2009).  

Trustee Jim Tinaglia

Trustee Jim Tinaglia

Philosophy as an elected official:
 To utilize my business, professional knowledge and deep community roots in order to offer logical and sound perspectives toward current and future issues that affect us all as residents and business owners here in Arlington Heights. I am committed to a self-imposed term limit of 3 consecutive terms as an elected Trustee.

Phone: 847.253.0002

Email: [email protected]

Address: 107 W. Hawthorne Street

Length of Residency: Since 1971

Elected to the Village Board: 2013

Occupation: Architect, founder and owner of Tinaglia Architects, Inc. since 1991

Family: Wife, Cindy, daughters, Stephanie and Alex, sons, Jimmy and Nick

Other: Former 11-year member and past Chairman of the Arlington Heights Design Commission; Former 7-year member and Chairman of the Arlington Heights Park District Soccer Advisory Committee; youth travel Soccer Coach for the Arlington Aces boys and girls teams for over 13 years.