Meet the Candidates running for office in the 2021 Consolidated Election on Tuesday, April 6, 2021.

Registered voters in Naperville will head to the polls to elect members of the nonpartisan Naperville City Council. Voters will also select individuals to serve on Naperville School District 203 or Indian Prairie School District 204 Boards of Education and the Naperville Park District Board of Commissioners.

As part of NCTV17’s commitment to creating an informed, connected and engaged community, each candidate for office was given the opportunity for a five minute TV interview so voters could learn more about their candidacy. You can watch the interviews for all four races below.


Naperville City Council

The City of Naperville is organized under a Council-Manager form of government to provide services that ensure a high quality of life, sound fiscal management, and a dynamic business environment, while creating an inclusive community that values diversity. For the 9-member Naperville City Council that includes the mayor, four 4-year council seats are up for election. Candidates listed in ballot order.

Paul Leong


John J. Krummen


Vasavi Chakka


James Haselhorst


Ian Holzhauer


Jennifer Bruzan Taylor


Allison Longenbaugh


Vincent E. Ory


Lucy Chang Evans


Mark V. Urda


Benjamin White




Naperville Community School District 203 Board of Education

The seven member board of education is responsible for 22 schools. The mission of D203 is to educate students to be self-directed learners, collaborative workers, complex thinkers, quality producers, and community contributors. There are four 4-year seats up for election. Candidates listed in ballot order.

Kristin W. Fitzgerald


Donna E. Wandke


Amanda McMillen


Charles Cush


Christi Helm


Thomas Andrew Binkowski


Robert M. Reed


Adam Russo


William Bernard Eagan III




Indian Prairie School District 204 Board of Education

The seven member board of education is responsible for 33 schools. The mission of D204 is to inspire all students to achieve their greatest potential. There are four 4-year seats up for election. Candidates listed in ballot order.

Allison Fosdick


Marina Kosak


Shannon Adcock


Laurie Donahue


Yanmei May Liang


Saba Haider


Susan Taylor-Demming


Supna C. Jain


Kader Sakkaria


Rajesh Narayan


Robert O. Harris




Naperville Park District Board of Commissioners

The Naperville Park District is an independent municipal agency. Their mission is to promote healthy lives, minds and community, by offering a wide variety of recreational opportunities. The Board of Commissioners includes 7 members, each elected to a 4-year term. Candidates are running for one of the four open seats. Candidates listed in ballot order.

Leslie Ruffing


Nag Jaiswal


Mary Gibson


Lee Kaseska


Rhonda Ansier


Alison Thompson


Nathan Wilson


Mike King