Madison Ward 3 Alderman
Michael F. Vrabec
Job: lead worker, support staff, Madison County State's Attorney child support services enforcement division
Education: Graduate of St. Mary's Grade School in Madison, Graduate of Assumption High School in East St. Louis, one year at North Central College in Naperville, graduate of Belleville Area College (SWIC) with associate's degree in applied sciences, successful completion of many computer and office skills training sessions through Madison County Government and State of Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Previous offices: Ward 3 Alderman for 24 years, elected trustee and union member of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Union Local #799. Served on the Madison County Regional Superintendent of Education School Improvement Services Advisory Board. Past member on the Illinois Family Support Association and the State of Illinois Child Support Automation Group. Past treasurer, vice-president and president of the Madison Sports Booster Club
Qualifications: I'm a life-long resident, home and property owner who continues to invest in my home, property and neighborhoods. I know many of the families, business people and residents and feel I have a true sense of the needs and directions of the city. I've been a dedicated and honest public servant for the past 32 years with the Madison County State's Attorney Office and Madison County Circuit Clerk's Office while serving as the Ward 3 Alderman for the past 24 years. I'm educated, knowledgeable and experienced in accounting, financial and computer operations and principles. My full-time job and alderman's position have allowed me to work with many state, county, local officials, agencies and business representatives, which have helped in negotiating and securing development for the city. I have a good understanding of our aldermanic form of city government and feel I'm able to get my thoughts and ideas across in a fair and diplomatic way, while being able to work with the mayor and present members of the city council. I've not been afraid to ask questions nor afraid to make tough decisions.
Top issues: Electing an Alderman for the Third Ward that will have a voice in seeing to the city's continued growth and viability by continuing to be financially and fiscally sound with the ability to continue to provide city services, fire and police protection, solid/updated infrastructure, bringing in new businesses, new home ownership, construction and safe neighborhoods for all residents, young or old.
Madison Ward 3 alderman candidate Demetrus Williams did not respond.