In response to a Freedom of Information request, McHenry Township Supervisor Craig Adams reveals that the following have applied for the Township Trustee position left vacant by the resignation of Bill Cunningham:
- Gary S .Barla, Johnsburg
- Mark R. Jaeger, McHenry
- John Macrito, McHenry
- JoAnne Neumann, Johnsburg
- Neal Schepler, McHenry
- Steven R. Verr, McHenry
Gary Barla and Neal Schepler ran unsuccessfully as Independents for Trustee with Supervisor Craig Adams. Barla also served on the Johnsburg School Board for ten years.
John Macrito is owner of Corkscrew Pointe in McHenry and a former GOP Precinct Committeeman.
Mark Jaeger is a member of the McHenry Grade School District Board.
JoAnne Newman was part of the Kitchen Militia, a group of conservative women, back in the 1990’s. She was brave enough to run against McHenry County Republican Chairman Al Jourdan for Precinct Committeeman.
Steve Verr, was the unsuccessful Republican Party candidate for Township Supervisor in the race that Craig Adams won.