Vicki Scaman is the only candidate for Village President who has this much relevant experience for the job. She has:

  • A comprehensive understanding, not only about village government, but also about the other taxing bodies.
  • An unparalleled understanding of the relationship between the village president and the trustees. As Village Clerk, she has attended most village board meetings for the last four years.
  • A well-informed perspective on the relationship between the board and the village manager.
  • Already served on two of Oak Park’s taxing bodies — the village and the township.
  • 30 years of civic and professional engagement in Oak Park.
  • Already held elected office — defeating four other contenders for village clerk.
  • Working relationships with Oak Park’s neighboring municipalities.
  • Firsthand experience both owning and supporting small businesses, and astute insights into the challenges they face.

James Kelly, Oak Park

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