Trustee John Shaw

Trustee Shaw

Name / Address

Trustee John Shaw
21 Aldine Road
Lake Zurich, IL 60047

Family & Resident information

  • Resident since 1986
  • Married to Mia with daughter Emily


  • General Manager, Building Operations and Administrative Services – METRA

Current Village Committees

  • Appointed as Village Trustee, 2014; elected 2015.  Current term ends April 2019.

Community Involvement

  • Former President of the Ela Area Public Library District
  • Former Member of the Lake Zurich School District 95 Facilities Advisory Committee
  • Served as a volunteer firefighter on the Lake Zurich Fire Department. 
  • 20 year member of the Lake Zurich Zoning Board of Appeals

Village Issues Most Concerned with

  • Identifying the most feasible downtown re-development plan and putting it into action.
  • Ensuring that our Industrial Park, Rand Road corridor along with our other commercial developments continue to be market leaders and stay viable and successful.
  • How the village will meet its bond repayment schedule along with the long and short term capital funding needed for such things as the Roads, Water and the Emerald Ash Borer remediation program along with the funding of the normal operations of the village.
  • Getting more residents to embrace that we are all equal stakeholders in our community and we all can make a difference.

Contact info
You may contact Trustee John Shaw at or (847) 438-0421.