York Township Democratic Organization

Elections

Current Candidates

These are Democratic candidates in the election for York Township officers to be held on April 4, 2017. Non-partisan candidates for municipal and other local offices will be on the same ballot; for lists of these go here.

Janet Tinnon for Supervisor

Janet Tinnon has an extensive background in businesses both large and small. She was Executive Assistant to the Senior President of Marketing and Communications at one of the USA's largest ski companies and put together its fall Homecoming Festival and Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks Show. She also worked as Truth-in-Lending review coordinator for a major bank. Closer to home, she started her own transportation company, handling all aspects of the business and building it into a successful and profitable enterprise. Janet feels that the status quo of York Township government has gone on long enough, and fresh ideas are needed. Strong township programs that aid young people, veterans and senior citizens need to be managed and implemented by a person who cares and has the strong management skills to make them successful.

Township Clerk Dan Kordik is currently refusing to certify Janet's placement on the ballot due to an alleged legal technicality. Anyone reading this is encouraged to call Mr. Kordik at (630) 495-0686 and let him know what you think about his attempt to deter democracy. Voters can still write Janet's name in for York Township Supervisor.

Mehmood Khan for Trustee

Mehmood Khan is a Senior Vice President at a fortune 100 bank in the Chicago land area where he is responsible for strategy and execution of a critical business operation. He has over 20 years of experience in the Private Sector holding various executive leadership positions. He also sits on the board for a few 501c3 organizations and is actively involved in the community where he is committed to finding more ways for our community to work together to preserve and enhance the quality of life we enjoy.

Mehmood is strong believer of good governance through transparency and believes that we must have a comprehensive plan for growth while maintaining the feel of a small, cohesive community. He has been married for 18 years and has four children where two of his kids play basketball and baseball for Villa Park. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from DePaul University in Chicago and is currently pursuing his Masters degree.

Ali Ahmed for Trustee

Ali Ahmed graduated from Montini High School, and has called Lombard home for the past fourteen years. He has been an actively involved in various community service programs in the area, including DuPage PADS where he has lead a team of volunteers to provide support to local churches, serving the homeless in the community for the past 4 years. He has served as the Chairman of a private school with an enrollment of 650 students in Villa Park, where he oversaw operations, academic performance, and fiscal responsibility. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Trustees of a local mosque where he has also served as the Human Resources Chairman for two years. His passion is his four children, and to serve the people of York Township. He runs a biotechnology/clinical research company which is based in Oak Brook.

Tariq Saeed for Trustee

Tariq Saeed is a computer engineer and small businessman with two Masters Degrees including an MBA. He has lived in York Township for more than fifteen years and is currently Vice Chair of the York Township Democratic Organization and member of the Democratic Party of DuPage County's Executive Committee. He believes in social responsibility and serves on the boards of Islamic Circle of North America and Helping Hand for Relief and Development and is active with various mosques and other relief organizations.

Note: A fourth trustee candidate previously running has had to step down for personal reasons.

Voting Information

For all information on the mechanics of elections in DuPage, please visit the Illinois Board of Elections and/or the DuPage Election Commission.

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