Meet the Board of Trustees

  1. Mayor Lawrence Jackson
  2. Trustee Jerome Russell
  3. trustee Bradley Smith
  4. trustee Rodrick Jefferson
  5. trustee Brenda Williams
  6. trustee cassandra Riley-Pinkney
  7. trustee Erik Levere
  8. village clerk Karen Holcomb
  mayor 
Lawrence L. Jackson was elected mayor of Riverdale on April 9, 2013 and was sworn in on May 2, 2013. Prior to becoming Mayor, Jackson was elected village trustee in 2009.  As a trustee, Mayor Jackson chaired the Police committee and served on both the Finance and Administration committees.  Mayor Jackson was employed with the Cook County Department of Corrections as a Correctional Rehabilitation Worker for ten years, providing social services to incarcerated males.

Mayor Jackson graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Arts and received a Master of Arts from Governors State University. 

Mayor Jackson is married and has one child.