Student Representatives Sought for City Boards and Commissions

 NAPERVILLE, Ill.— Mayor Steve Chirico and the Naperville City Council would like to extend an invitation to Naperville high school students to fill student positions on several City boards and commissions. The deadline to apply is Monday, September 16, 2019.

 Interested students should apply online by clicking the “apply” button on the appropriate board or commission web page. A complete list of boards and commissions, as well as their meeting dates and times and more information about each group, is available at Please note that not all sections of the application will apply to students. In lieu of a resumé, students may submit a statement of interest that should indicate their year in school.

 Preference is given to high school seniors; however, all high school students may apply. Those students who served on a board or commission in previous years will need to reapply. Students should anticipate actively participating on the board or commission; therefore, consideration should be given to the time commitment required.

Students are invited to participate in the following boards and commissions: Advisory Commission on Disabilities, Building Review Board, Downtown Advisory Commission, Financial Advisory Board, Historic Preservation Commission, Housing Advisory Commission, Naperville Public Library Board of Trustees, Naperville Settlement Museum Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Public Utilities Advisory Board, Riverwalk Commission, Sister Cities Commission, Special Events Cultural Amenities Commission and Transportation Advisory Board.

Students in need of more information should contact Emy Trotz in the Mayor’s Office at (630) 420-6018 or

About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at