Democrat Nick Chirikos Surfaces for County Board in District 1

McHenry County Board District 1

Nick Chirikos of 10075 N River Rd in Algonquin has filed papers to run for the McHenry County Board in the district that runs from Fox River Grove into Lake in the Hills.

His Housewright Dura-Build firm sells an insulated wall product

Three incumbent Republicans have filed:

  • Anna Miller
  • Bob Bliss
  • Robert Nowak

In addition, Yvonne Barnes, who was knocked out of office last year by Robert Nowak will be on the ballot.

Incumbent Marc Munaretto, who ran unsuccessfully against Ken Koehler for County Board Chairman, losing his chairmanship of the Finance Committee thereafter, has not filed for re-election.

Nick Chirikos Linkin profile summary.

On his Linkin profile, I found the following:

Housewright Dura-Build Ltd.

Currently holds this position

McHenry County Historic Preservation Commission, Chairman

January 2004 – Present (8 years)

Although the industry category is not accurate, the McHenry County Historic Preservation Commission is a publicly-funded volunteer organization created by ordinance to preserve and protect valuable historic resources in McHenry County, IL. We interface with both the general public and private individuals and organizations to foster the goals of historic preservation in our area.

Airport Communications Infrastructure, SITA

Government Agency; 1001-5000 employees; Information Technology and Services industry

January 1998 – September 2001 (3 years 9 months)

Managed CAD services for airport LAN, fiber optic and communications cabling infrastructure for SITA airport clients worldwide. BICSI member.
Airport Communications Infrastructure, Siemens Nixdorf Transportation Technologies Inc.

January 1996 – December 1997 (2 years)

CAD manger for airport communication infrastructure within the Siemens global airline transportation network. Company is no longer in business. Siemens sold its transportation division. I was hired by its biggest competitor, SITA.

His education and other activities are listed as

  • University of Denver, BA, Political Science, Interpersonal Communications, 1966
  • Activities and Societies: Political field work, campaigns, Choral vocal groups, McHenry County Historic Barn Preservation Association, Northern Illinois BMW Riders Association

Thus far he is the only candidate from the southern part of District 1.

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