Mayor Sean R. McDermott

Mayor Sean McDermott and his wife Barbara are 20 year residents of the City of Countryside. The three McDermott children attended Lyons Township High School. Sean McDermott was elected Mayor in April, 2015 after serving over 7 years as a Ward 3 Alderman. Mayor...

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Treasurer Caryn Stancik

Caryn Stancik brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in non-profit and public sector organizations to the Countryside Treasurer’s Office and to her role as chair of the Finance Committee. Stancik has an in-depth understanding of and is exceptionally skilled in public policy,...

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City Clerk Susan Burdett

Susan Burdett and her husband Mark moved to Countryside in 2000 with their two children, Lindsay and Jason.  They became involved in the community early on and have been active ever since. Susan earned her Accounting degree with honors in 1983–when the work was...

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Alderman - Ward 1 James N. Jasinski

Jim was elected in 2011 as First Ward Alderman to fill the vacancy left by retiring Alderman Michael Smetana.  Jim moved to Countryside in 1977 with his family and siblings and later graduated from The College of DuPage.  In 1994 Jim and his wife...

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Alderman - Ward 1 John Finn

John was appointed Alderman of Ward 1 in July, 2016 by Mayor Sean McDermott to fill the vacancy created by the unfortunate death of Bob Pondelicek. John hopes to follow in Bob’s footsteps by working hard on behalf of and being available to all...

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Alderman - Ward 2 John Von Drasek

John has been a Countryside resident for over twenty years and resides in Ward 2 with his wife Kathy of  twenty five years who works at a local hospital. They have six children. John was the owner and founder of Von Drasek Roofing Inc....

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Alderman - Ward 2 Thomas A. Mikolyzk

Tom and his wife Amy Kessel, the daughter of Countryside area family physician Dr. Kenneth Kessel, have lived in Countryside since 1991. They have four grown children and two grandchildren. Tom is a retired school administrator and college professor who is currently teaching middle...

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Alderman - Ward 3 Scott Musillami

Alderman Musillami and his wife Tami have been Ward 3 residents for thirty years.  They have two children, Ryan and Megan, who graduated from Lyons Township High School.  Both children furthered their education with Ryan graduating from Eastern Illinois University and Megan graduating from...

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Alderman - Ward 3 Mark Benson

Mark Benson was appointed Alderman of Ward 3 by Mayor Sean McDermott after Sean was elected mayor in April, 2015. Mark grew up in La Grange Highlands, attended St. Cletus School, Lyons Township High School, and Eastern Illinois University. He has lived in Countryside...

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