Originally Posted Online: April 08, 2013, 9:51 pm
Last Updated: April 08, 2013, 9:58 pm
S. RI Twp: Frank Skafidas
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NAME: Frank G. Skafidas
OCCUPATION: Fabrication supervisor, River Stone Group
FAMILY: Married; three grown children
EDUCATION: Bachelor's in business, Northern Illinois University
POLITICAL PARTY: Democrat
OFFICE SOUGHT: South Rock Island Township trustee
PRIOR OFFICE: Township trustee since 2011
WHY RUNNING:I want to continue to expand the services the township provides to its residents at no extra cost.
KEY ISSUE: The township provides many important services to its residents like general assistance, emergency aid and programs for the elderly and youth. In order to continue these functions it is vital to keep a watchful eye on taxpayer dollars to ensure responsible spending.
COMMENTS:I love serving South Rock Island Township because it's been my home my entire life and it's where I raised my children. In the past, I have served our community by volunteering for Junior Achievement and United Way.