Board of Trustees

Deb Holscher

Supervisor

Deb is a semi-retired investor of two post-graduate, college age children and has lived in Wheatland Township since 1994. Her work history has a combined resume of over 35yrs of medical, managerial/supervisory and academic experience. After founding and co-leading the highly successful, government reform group, We the People –Will County, Deb was elected as Precinct #10 Committeeman and Trustee of Wheatland Township. 



 

Contact Info:
Phone: 630-717-0092 ext #2

 

Chuck Kern

Assessor

Chuck Kern is serving his first term as Wheatland Township Assessor. He previously served as the Township Supervisor from 2013-2017 and prior to that served as Clerk from 2009-2013. A Naperville resident, Mr. Kern is a graduate of the University of Illinois. He is married to Martha and they have two grown sons.

Contact Info
Phone: (630)717-0092 ext #2
Fax: (630)717-0094

Jacob Snitko

Jacob Snitko

Clerk

I moved to Plainfield with my family in 2004. In 2012 got elected as Precinct Committeeman in Wheatland 001 precinct where I continue serving in this role. On the professional side, I’ve been working in Telecommunications & IT industry for more than 20 years. Currently employed by a national wireless carrier as an Application Development Engineer.

Contact Info
Phone: 630-717-0092 ext #2

Bill Alstrom

Highway Commissioner

Bill was elected as the Township Clerk in April of 2013 and appointed to the position of Highway Commissioner on September 1st of 2014. After a ten year career in law enforcement with the IDOC Bill moved on to the hospitality industry and operates a small business in Will county.                        






Contact Info:
Phone: (630) 717-0092 ext #3
Fax: (630) 717 0094

 

Jeffrey DeRango

Trustee

Trustee DeRango is a Land Surveyor with 15 years of experience, and currently works at one of the largest Engineering firms in the Midwest. His background brings a strong level of understanding with roadway construction, engineering, and technical skills to the Township. Mr. DeRango has been a resident of Wheatland for nearly 11 years.  
 

Contact Info:
Phone: 630-717-0092 ext #2

Ben Peterson

Tax Collector and Cemetery Manager

In the mid-80’s, Ben moved his family to Naperville in response to a career re-location.  He retired in 2007 and became a trustee and then Clerk of the Wheatland Township Cemetery located on 104th Street.  In 2010, Ben petitioned to have the 170 year old, 6.1 acre cemetery designated as a Will County Historical Landmark.  In 2013, he was elected the Township 'Tax Collector' whose sole duty is to manage the Cemetery (all taxes are handled by Will County).  His other areas of interest include family, genealogy, support for special needs children, Cystic Fibrosis, and motorcycling.

Contact Info:
Phone: 630-717-0092 ext #2

Colleen Rotkis

Trustee - Parks Committee

Colleen has worked on state and local campaigns in fundraising and grassroots coordination for the past 20 years. She is currently enjoying a switch to the private sector where she works as a project coordinator for 200 IT people. Colleen, her husband Tom and 3 daughters have lived in Plainfield for 13 years. She has volunteered extensively at her daughters’ grade school running their annual auction and teaching Junior Achievement. She also serves at their church as Presider of Children’s Liturgy of the Word. She looks forward to serving the people of Wheatland Township in this new capacity.

Contact Info
Phone: (630)717-0092 ext #2
Fax: (630)717-0094

Raquel Mitchell

Trustee - Senior Committee

Raquel has worked in accounting and pricing analysis for the top Fortune 500 companies in the country for twenty years. Currently, she works in commercial real estate and is a small business owner. Raquel has been a resident of Bolingbrook for 7 years where she lives with her family.

 

Contact Info: 
Phone: 630-717-0092 ext #2

Gregory C. Nichols

Trustee

Gregory has been a resident of Wheatland Township since 1999. He has served as an Republican Election Judge for Will County since 2008. Gregory is a small business owner in Plainfield, serving the Automation Needs of Manufacturers throughout North America through Machine Controls design/fabrication and Software Development. He retired in 2019 as President of the Plainfield Community Consolidated School District #202 Board of Education after serving two terms in office and continues to serve as a School Board Ambassador. Gregory also sits on the Board of Directors for the Friends for Charitable Giving NFP, a local philanthropic organization helping to serve the needs of many local organizations through an annual fundraising Giving Gala. He and his wife Lucia have four children and two grandchildren.

 

Contact Info:
Phone: 630-717-0092 ext #2

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