Cook County Commissioner Timothy O. Schneider (R-15) was elected to the Board in 2006. Representing the 15th District (Bartlett, Des Plaines, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Hanover Park, Hoffman Estates, Mount Prospect, Rolling Meadows, Schaumburg, and Streamwood), Schneider had campaigned against increased taxes and spending, fiscal responsibility and transparency in government, according to his Web site.
Prior to serving on the board, he served as Hanover Township Trustee for 13 years and, at age 28, recieved the distinction of being the youngest serving township official in Illinois. Schneider also served as highway commissioner for nine years until 2006, leaving office with a $2 million surplus.
Schneider received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois. He currently serves as general owner of Rolling Knolls Country Club in unincorporated Hanover Township, The Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin and Waterwerks Car Wash in Elgin.
Campaign Site: http://www.timothyoschneider.com/