MAYOR BILLY McKINNEY
Mayor & Commissioner of Public Affairs
Billy McKinney is the 18th Mayor of the City of Zion. The McKinney family planted roots in Zion in the summer of 1962. Mayor McKinney attended Elmwood School, Central Middle School, and was a 1973 Honor Roll student and graduate of Zion-Benton Township High School. … read more.
COMMISSIONER CHRISTOPHER FISCHER
Commissioner of Accounts & Finance and Mayor Pro-Tem
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.
COMMISSIONER MIKE McDOWELL
Commissioner of Police and Fire/Rescue
(847) 746-4012 – office
(847) 309-6964 – cell
Zion is Mike’s hometown and he graduated from ZBTHS in 1978. After High School he then went on to complete both undergraduate and graduate degrees including an MA and PhD in religion and society. Mike has been married to Donna since 1980 and they have three children and.… read more.
COMMISSIONER JACQUELINE HOLMES
Commissioner of Public Works & Engineering
My name is Jackie, and I was born in Zion. I graduated from Zion-Benton Township High School, and I am a graduate of Zion-Benton Leadership Academy. I earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in Public Administration, and I previously served as a Trustee…read more.
COMMISSIONER RICHARD FRIERSON
Commissioner of Building & Public Property
Richard is a native of Lake County. He spent many of his formative years living in South Carolina. He returned to Waukegan to attend high school. Richard graduated from Waukegan HS in 1997. Since that …read more.