Board of Trustees

The Village President, Clerk, and six-member Board of Trustees are elected at large for four-year terms.

Village Trustees and Elected Officials Contact Information

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Barry Bass

Barry Bass

Barry was elected to the position of Trustee in 2015. Previously, he was a member of the Lincolnwood Park and Recreation Board and was appointed on July 14, 2005. He grew up in Lincolnwood and has been a resident for almost 40 years, attending Rutledge and Lincoln Halls and Niles West class of 76′. He is married, the father of three and grandfather of four. Barry has been a real estate broker since 1984, specializing in brokerage and acquisitions, and is the president of a national payment processing company for some of the most recognized business and non-profit organizations in the U.S.

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Ronald S. Cope

Ron was elected to the position of Trustee in 2013. Previously he served as the Village Attorney for 20 years. He is the chair of the Committee of Ordinances, Rules, and Building, and a member of the Police, Licenses and Health Committee. He is also the liaison to the Plan Commission and the Traffic Commission. Ron and his wife have lived in Lincolnwood for almost 20 years. He is a partner in a law firm.

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Lawrence Elster

Larry has been a Trustee since 1997. He is the chair of the Police, Licenses and Health Committee, and a member of the Fire and Water Committee. He is the liaison to both the 9-1-1 Board and Zoning Board of Appeals. Larry has lived in Lincolnwood since 1989 with his wife and their three children. He is an Attorney and owner of a real estate development and management business.

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Craig Klatzco

Craig was elected to the position of Trustee in 2013. He is a member of the Finance Committee and the Ordinances, Rules & Building Committee. He is also the liaison to the Park and Recreation Board and the Human Relations Commission. Craig and his wife have lived in Lincolnwood for almost 25 years. He is a certified teacher and owner of Novelty Golf & Games and the Bunny Hutch Restaurant in Lincolnwood.

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Jesal B. Patel, Sr.

Jesal was elected Trustee in 2007. Previously he served as a member of the Sign Appearance Review Board. Jesal is the Chair for the Finance Committee and a member of the Committee of Ordinances, Rules and Building. He currently serves as the liaison to both the Economic Development Commission and Board of Fire and Police. He was born, raised, and educated in Lincolnwood and is married with two children. Jesal is a licensed Illinois real estate broker and owner of Lincolnwood based businesses.

Jennifer Spino

Jennifer Spino

Jennifer was elected to the position of Trustee in 2015. Previously, she was a member of the Lincolnwood Park and Recreation Board and was appointed on May 21, 2013. Jennifer is Vice President of Alden Bennett Construction Company. She is also Vice President for the Lincolnwood Chamber of Commerce.