After deliberation, the Trades & Labor and the Building & Trades delegates voted to endorse these candidates for Normal Town Council.
Mayor Chris Koos
Mayor Koos has strongly pushed construction and infrastructure upkeep in Normal, with a strong vision for a growing and sustainable community. He has been very supportive of worker rights.
Normal Town Council
Chemberly Cummings is a new face, an active member in community organizations who promises to bring diversity and fresh ideas to the Town.
Kevin McCarthy is a strong advocate for workers’ rights and economic development to create job opportunities and construction projects.
Scott is finishing his first term on the Council; he has voted for prevailing wages and reaffirmed that support in his labor council appearance.
Sarah Grammer is a fresh face who has studied the Township; she is pledged to insure that the senior services the Township provides continues, plus stabilizing lives for people in need.
Unit 5 Schools
Meta Mickens-Baker is Unit 5 Schools board chair; she has been a consistent advocate for teachers and school staff throughout her tenure.
Joe Cleary teaches construction management at ISU and previously worked as a union carpenter. He was recently appointed to the board and is running for his first full term.
Heartland Community College Trustees
Mary Campbell, a retired ISU Social Work professor, has help found and support numerous charitable and human service efforts. She realizes the link between job training and stabilizing people’s lives.
Gregg Chadwick - In responding to labor, Gregg said about prevailing wages: “they are consistent with my philosophy that workers earn a living wage.”