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Village Boards, Committees and Commissions

Board of Fire and Police Commission

Christopher Brown
Readith Ester
Roney C. Riley
Edward Brownlee
Gene Washington
Gloria Clay

Community Policing & Public Safety Committee

Trustee Aaron Peppers, Chair
Trustee Melvin Lightford, Sr., Co-Chair

Engagement & Communications Committee

Trustee Isiah Brandon, Chair
Trustee Miguel Jones, Co-Chair

Fire Pension Board

Richard Weikal, Chairman
Keith Karlson
David Kreft
Karen Ross
John Wachal
David Wall

Fiscal Accountability & Government Transparency Committee

Trustee Miguel Jones, Chair
Trustee Isiah Brandon, Co-Chair

Historic Landmarks/Preservation Commission

Tomas Kus, Chairman
Matthew Gauthier
Vicki Haas
Liz Mason
Serge Oliver, Sr.
Kenneth R. Watkins, Jr.

Infrastructure & Sustainability Committee

Trustee Melvin Lightford, Sr., Chair
Trustee Aaron Peppers, Co-Chair

Local Liquor Control Commission

Mayor Nathaniel George Booker, Pres.
Gwaine (Dianne) Williams
Keith Moore
Steven Smiley
Rolando Villegas
Leah Walker

Ordinance & Policy Committee

Trustee Shabaun Reyes-Plummer, Chair
Trustee Antonio Sanchez, Co-Chair

Planning & Development Committee

Trustee Antonio Sanchez, Chair
Trustee Shabaun Reyes-Plummer, Co-Chair

Planning & Zoning Commission

Sarah Lira, Chairman
Joseph B. Ratley
William Smith
Lynn Vallow
Tennille Campbell
Michael Dawson
Angel Files

Police Pension Board

Robert Dolan, Trustee
Karen Greene, Clerk
Steve Kuptz, Treasurer
Jose Mazariegos, Trustee
Tom McShane, Financial Advisor
Elijah Willis, Seretary
Carlos Patterson, Trustee

Traffic &Safety Commission

Trustee Aaron Peppers, Chairman
Chrysanthony Sharp
Larice J. Davis
Jacqueline T. Fowler
Robert Scales
Joseph A.Wilson
Elijah Willis, Police Chief



Three Commissions work closely with Community Development Department. They are as follows:

  1. Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals
  2. Maywood Historic Preservation Commission
  3. Environmental Beautification Commission

Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals

The Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals oversees the Village’s Zoning Code and the Village Code. The Village of Maywood Plan Commission/Zoning Board of Appeals generally meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:00pm in the Village Council Chambers, 125 S. 5th Avenue, Maywood.

Maywood Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission holds hearings and reviews applications for local Landmark properties and Certificates of Appropriateness. The HPC also acts as a resource to the general public providing education in the areas of historic and architectural preservation.

The Historic Preservation Commission meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7:00pm at 125 S. 5th Avenue, in the Council Chamber.

Environmental Beautification Commission

Our vision is for Maywood to be a standout community for engaging in environmental and beautification initiatives among other communities. The Commission is involved with the Park District.

Other Operating Commissions in the Village of Maywood:

Traffic & Safety Commission

Serve without compensation consisting of the Chief of Police, who shall be director thereof, and eight (8) additional members, who shall be residents of the Village. Such members shall be appointed by the President and Board of Trustees voting jointly and shall serve respectively for the following terms: 3 for 1 year, 3 for 2 years and 2 for 3 years. The successor for each member shall be appointed to serve for a term of 3 years.

Liquor Commission

Consist of the President and Board of Trustees as the Local Liquor Control Commissioner and five (5) other persons as the President shall appoint with the advice and consent of the Board of Trustees. The President's appointments shall serve for a term of one (1) year and shall assist the President in the exercise of the powers and in the performance of his or her duties that are specified in the state statues and/or in this section and chapter. Persons appointed to the Local Liquor Commission by the President may be reappointed and may serve a maximum of three (3) consecutive 1-year terms. Persons whose membership on the Local Liquor Control Commission ended due to having served three (3) consecutive 1-year terms may not be reappointed until at least one (1) year has elapsed since the conclusion of their membership on the Commission.

Special Events Commission

The Commission shall consist of eighteen (18) Commissioners, one of whom shall be chosen by the Commissioners as their Chairman. The Commissioners shall serve for 2-year terms with nine (9) persons initially appointed for a one (1) year term and nine (9) persons appointed for a 2-year term.