Town Trustees

Larry Banks, Town Trustee

4949 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(p) 708-878-1137
(e) lbanks@thetownofcicero.com

Larry Banks is a professional educator and public servant. Banks worked full time as a teacher at South Torrence High School, substitute teacher for the Elmwood Park, River Forest, River Grove, Brookfield and Morton High school districts.

Banks is a graduate of the California Lutheran Bible School,1961-1963, and has degrees from the University of

Minnesota (1963-1965), where he served as the president of the Student Council. He has a BA from Seattle Pacific University (1967) and his Post Graduate work at Pepperdine University.

His past experience includes service as the Executive Director of the Clyde Park District and working as a Business License Inspector for the Town Of Cicero.

An avid sports fan and coach, he has served as manager of the Cicero American Legion Baseball, coached Little League South Cicero Baseball and Our Lady Of Charity Basketball team.

Banks is married to Susan, and they have five children and seven grandchildren.

 

Victor Garcia, Town Trustee

4949 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(p) 708-656-3600
(e) vgarcia@thetownofcicero.com

Victor Garcia is a Sponsor Coordinator with the Clyde Park District, working there since 2007. He began his public service in 2005 with the election of Town President Larry Dominick, working as coordinator of Special Projects in the President’s office, and also as an elected member of the Clyde Park District Board of Commissioners. Garcia also served as a member of the Community Development Committee and the Town of Cicero Zoning Board. Previously before entering government service he worked in the manufacturing industry where he also served as a union chief steward.

He also serves as a board member with the Nazarene Brotherhood and has volunteered as a coach for local basketball, baseball and soccer youth leagues.

Victor is married to Maria, and they have three children, Victor, Edwin and Evelyn. The Garcia’s have lived in the Town Cicero more than 20 years. The Garcia family is actively involved in the Catholic Church through several churches in the Town of Cicero.

 

Dennis Raleigh, Town Trustee

4949 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(p) 708-656-3600
(e) draleigh@thetownofcicero.com

Dennis Raleigh is a lifelong resident of Cicero, here more than 64 years. Raleigh attended Mary Queen of Heaven Grade School and graduated from St. Mel High School and Morton College in the Town of Cicero.

He worked for Western Electric from 1965 until 1974 when he became a member of the Town of Cicero Fire Department. Raleigh served as a firefighter through 1998.

Raleigh’s public service dedication is reflected in his many positions that also include election to the Board of Hawthorne Park District in 1989. He served there through 1998 when he was appointed to a seat on the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees where he continues to serve. He was re-elected to the position four times in 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2011. He works as the executive director of the Hawthorne Park District.

Dennis is the father of Denise and Jennie and grandfather to Justin, Kaitlyn, Natasa, and Peter.

Lorraine Walsh, Town Trustee

4949 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL 60804
(p) 708-656-5022

Lorraine Walsh is a member of the Town of Cicero Board of Trustees and serves on several committees including Public Works, Buildings & Grounds, Economic Development & Neighborhood Conservation, Insurance, and the Committee of the Whole.

Lorraine attended St. Rose of Lima Grammar School and is a graduate of Lourdes High School in Chicago. She has lived in Cicero with her husband Bernie Walsh, a retired Cicero Police Department Lieutenant for more than half a century.

The Walsh’s have two children, Rosemary & John.