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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

County Board

Community Development Commission


Community Development Commission Website


Name: Dave McDermott
Title: Director, Community Development
Address: 421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187

Phone: 630-407-6459


421 N. County Farm Road
Wheaton, IL 60187


The DuPage County Community Development Commission (CDC) was established in 1975 as a cooperative effort of DuPage municipalities and the County Board. The primary responsibility of the CDC is to advise the County Board on the following programs: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)

Meeting Schedule

At least one meeting per year at the County Administration Building.  View agendas and minutes


1 year

Appointed By

County representation is appointed by the County Chairman with the advice and consent of the County Board. Municipal representation is appointed by the respective municipality.




County representation shall include the eighteen County Board members.  Each CDC municipal member may appoint representation at its discretion.


Members of the DuPage County Board, plus 28 municipal trustees. NOTE: Only those trustees selected by DuPage County are listed.


Chair Lynn LaPlante


Resolution IR-131-75


NameFirst Date of Appt.Current Term ExpiresPosition
Sadia Covert03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
Dawn DeSart03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
James Zay11/23/200911/30/2022Commissioner
Peter "Pete" DiCianni01/22/201311/30/2022Commissioner
Greg Hart03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
Mary FitzGerald Ozog03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
Lynn LaPlante 12/07/202011/30/2022Commissioner
Greg Schwarze 12/07/202011/30/2022Commissioner
Brian Krajewski01/11/201111/30/2022Commissioner
Amy Chavez 12/07/202011/30/2022Commissioner
Sam Tornatore01/22/201311/30/2022Commissioner
Julie Renehan03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
Sheila Rutledge03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
Grant Eckhoff12/11/200211/30/2022Commissioner
Ashley Selmon03/26/201911/30/2022Commissioner
Donald Puchalski 12/04/200611/30/2020Commissioner
Paula Deacon Garcia 12/07/202011/30/2022Commissioner
Elizabeth Chaplin 01/22/201311/30/2022Commissioner

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