Mayor Al Hill
Mayor & Commissioner of Public Affairs
Al Hill was born and raised in “The Region”, home of the oil refineries and steel mills of northwest Indiana on October 2, 1950. He graduated from high school in 1968 and then attended Loras College until he was inducted into the U. S. Army in 1970… read more.
Commissioner Lloyd DeTienne
Commissioner of Accounts & Finance and Mayor Pro-Tem
Lloyd Emory DeTienne, Jr. is a jolly, jolly soul. He was born in Zion on October 19, ????. A shroud of mystery keeps the year of his birth a closely guarded secret. But, rest assured, he was born…and man, what a life he has had… read more.
Commissioner Mike McDowell
Commissioner for Police, Fire & Rescue
(847) 746-4012 – office
(847) 309-6964 – cell
Zion is Mike’s hometown. He graduated from ZBTHS in 1978. After college Mike went on to earn both masters and doctoral degrees in education, religion and sociology. He married Donna in 1980 and they have three children who are all married, and yes, they have grandchildren… read more.
Commissioner Billy McKinney
Commissioner of Building & Public Property
Born in Waukegan, Illinois on June 5, 1955 at St. Theresa Hospital, William Melvin McKinney III “Billy” is the youngest of six children to Elma Whitehead McKinney and William Melvin McKinney II. The McKinney family lived in North Chicago until July of 1962, when … read more.
Commissioner Christopher Fischer
Commissioner of Public Works & Engineering
Christopher Fischer was born in Kansas City Missouri, and is the eldest of four boys. Later the family moved to Indiana, where he attended and graduated from Plainfield High School in 1982. He exhibited particular talents in the fields of Art, …read more.