John Ross

John M. Ross has served as a Trustee for twenty years.  During this time he served as liaison to the South Chicago Heights Police Department.  Currently, John is working on enhancing our Communities Economic Development plan to bring new businesses to our community.  

Civic Service & Involvement

Ross was a member of the South Chicago Heights Zoning Board. He also served as the president of the Bloom Township Trustees of Schools, which is responsible for the management of millions in area school funds. 

He has attended numerous seminars on the subjects of:

  • Administrative personnel issues
  • Cash management
  • Communications and operational development
  • Community affairs
  • Government law and regulations
  • Leadership 

Employment & Education

He has resided in the community for 58 years and recently retired from Jewel Food Stores after 42 years of service as an assistant store director.

He is a Marian Catholic High School graduate and attended Prairie State College.