Eugene is a resident of South Chicago Heights for the last 52 years and is well known in the community as “Champ”. Eugene joined the Fire Department in 1972, where he earned his Emergency Medical Technician Certification. In 1974, Eugene became a full time employee for the Public Works Department, and by 1975, he became Captain of the Fire Department.
Career Police Officer
In 1976, he pursued a career with the South Chicago Height Police Department as a Dispatcher, and then completed the Police Academy in 1977 to become a full-time Village police officer. During his 31 years with the South Chicago Heights Police Department, Eugene was promoted to Sergeant in 1980, Lieutenant in 1993, and Deputy Chief in 2007 before retiring in May 1, 2008.
Eugene was appointed a Trustee in May 2008 to fill a Village Board vacancy. Eugene brings a great love for the community.