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Standing Committees

Branding and Communications 

Chairperson – Trustee Van Ryne

Objective: This committee's objective is to lead efforts to enhance the residential and commercial brands of the Village. Also to direct Village communications efforts to assure consistent messaging and coordination of content across all media platforms and all external audiences.

Veterans Affairs and Special Events
Chairperson - Trustee Peter Schallmoser

Objective: This committee's objective is to enhance the residential sense of community through the development and successful execution of a regularized series of Village special events.  Also to represent the Village President at key regional events or in important regional initiatives impacting Lake Barrington.

Economic Development

Chairperson – Trustee Andy Burke

Objective: This committee's objective is to lead efforts to grow and diversify the Village's tax and revenue base, support the growth of existing Lake Barrington businesses and successfully recruit new businesses into the community.

External Relations

Chairperson – Village President Kevin Richardson

Objective: This committee's objective is to manage the Village's relationships with outside entities, including other units of government, businesses, and non-profit organizations.

Finance, Human Resources and Administration

Chairperson – Trustee Richard Hayes

Objective: This committee's objective is to oversee and direct Village financial operations as well as manage all internal human resources policies and practices and related administrative processes.

Public Safety 

Chairperson – Trustee John Schaller

Objective: This committee will oversee the Village's relationships with the Lake County Sheriff's office, the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District, and the Wauconda Fire Protection District as well as managing the Village's Emergency Operations Plan.

Infrastructure and Open Spaces

Chairperson – Trustee Susie Perkins

Objective: This committee's objective is to manage the Village's public works activities, including the paving and maintenance of municipal streets, flood control infrastructure, snow removal, and the Village's relationship with Cuba Township Road District.  Another objective of this committee is leadership of Village programs related to the management, open space accessibility, and expansion of open space holdings within Lake Barrington.