GOP Will Pick Fall Auditor Candidate Wednesday

Shannon Teresi

Five people applied for the post of McHenry County Auditor, which became vacant when Pam Palmer retired.

Tuesday McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks will offer the name of Chief Deputy Auditor Shannon Teresi as Palmer’s replacement through the rest of this year.

The others who applied to Franks for the appointment are

Candidates who sought Franks’ approval follow:

  • Nancy Gonsiorek, CPA – Crystal Lake
  • John Halbleib, consultant – McHenry, current Valley Hi Operating Board Member
  • Shannon Teresi, CPA – Crystal Lake
  • Kristin Weck Farrag, former bank manager – Marengo
  • Nancy Gonsiorek

    Jack Franks

    James Young, Masters in Accounting – Crystal Lake

Franks indicated he favored Goniorek, who even dropper out of the GOP contest for one of two nominations for County Board.

This was reported in a Northwest Herald article which announced that Franks wanted to abolish the Auditor’s elective position and that Gonsiorek was on board with that idea.

Wednesday night at the McHenry VFW, after new Republican Party officers are elected at this year’s post-Primary Election Convention, the gathered Precinct Committeemen will nominate a candidate to be on the fall ballot.


GOP Will Pick Fall Auditor Candidate Wednesday — 2 Comments

  1. Based on the posting at the County website, the “round mound” has already decided that Shannon will be on the ballot as a Republican this fall. Is he the current party Chairman?

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