MEET DAN 

Dan Kordik is a long-time resident of the DuPage County Board District 2. Dan has been actively involved in community for over three decades, having served on the District 45 School Board, as a Villa Park Planning and Zoning Commissioner, on numerous citizen's advisory committees and as York Township Clerk. Dan has faithfully served as a Republican Precinct Committeeman for almost thirty years and served a term as Chairman of the York Township Republicans.

PERSONAL: Married to Sharen. They have 6 children and 4 grandchildren. Dan grew up in Elmhurst, raised his family in Villa Park before moving to Oak Brook where he now resides.

POLITICAL AND CIVIC INVOLVEMENT AND COMMUNITY SERVICE:

York Township Clerk: October 2005 to May 2021

Chose not to run for re-election to pursue higher office. When he announced his candidacy for DuPage County Board Member (for District 2) at the January York Township Republicans Meeting, He stated that Public Safety would be his top budget priority.

 

Long-time Lector (Reader) at St. Alexander Catholic Church in Villa Park and now at Visitation Catholic Church in Elmhurst 

Elmhurst Noon Lions Club, Member since 1997, Past President

Elmhurst Lions Club: Lion of the Year 2000-2001

 

Certified (Chair) Arbitrator for the 18th Judicial Circuit, DuPage County, Illinois

 

DuPage County Bar Association, Member

            Current Chair of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section

            Prior Member of the DuPage County Bar Association:       

            Judiciary Committee 

Illinois State Bar Association, Member

            Prior Chairman of the ISBA Community Involvement Committee 

             Prior Member Public Relations Committee 

 

Active Member of the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce

 

Other Past activities include: Villa Park/Lombard Elementary District 45 Board of Education Member 1988-1995, Initially Appointed, then Elected and re-Elected. Vice President 1991-1994; Illinois Association of School Boards: 4 time achievement award winner for board service and leadership: Master Board Member;--at the time was only the second Villa Park School Board Member ever to receive that award; Villa Park/Lombard Elementary School District 45 Foundation for Excellence in Education: Director 1996-1998;Villa Park Elementary School District 45 Citizens’ Advisory Committee on Budget/Referendum 1998-99; Villa Park Vision 2000 Committee Chairperson: (appointed by Village President Rae Rupp Srch., led to new streets and sewers); Villa Park Economic Development Strategic Plan Steering Committee 1999-2000; DuPage County Board Solid Waste (Recycling) Committee, Municipal Member, District 2; Education Advisory Committee: State Representative Dan Cronin 1991-1992; Campaign Manager: State Representative Bob Biggins 1992; Villa Park Youth Baseball:1992-1997 (manager, coach, sponsor); York Township Republican Precinct Committeemen’s Organization: Voter Registration Committee Chair 1998—2002: conducted Voter Registration drives at Catholic Churches, including St. Alexander, Visitation, IC, St. Pius, at fests including Taste of Lombard, Elmfest and various Villa Park fests, and at Ovaltine, Lombard Public Library, Inland Real Estate in Oak Brook; St. Thomas More Society of DuPage County—an organization of Catholic Lawyers 

           

OCCUPATION:

Attorney/Small Business Owner/Founder: Kordik Law Firm

            276 N. Addison Avenue, Elmhurst, IL 60126

            

EDUCATION:

Graduate: Elmhurst Public Schools, York Community High School Class of 1977

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor of Science, Accountancy 1981

Passed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam

University of Illinois College of Law, Law Degree 1984