Six challengers have emerged for the River Forest Board of Trustees race come April, when three seats will open on the board. Candidates final day to file nominating petitions was Dec. 17. 

Incumbent Michael Gibbs, an elevator inspector, is seeking his third term on the board. 

Residents Erika Bachner; Kathleen “Katie” Brennan, chairwoman of the village’s sustainability commission; John Grant; Gregg Kuenster; and Robert O’Connell, chairman of the village’s economic development commission, are all seeking spots on the board.  

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