241 Canterbury Lane Bolingbrook, IL 60440 630-759-1317

Township Board

Picture of Thomas

Thomas E. Braxton

Contact Trustee Braxton

DuPage Township resident since: 1979

Elected: April 2021

Education:  Masters Electrical Engineering


iNARTE Certified Engineer


Bolingbrook Community Television

DuPage Township Democratic Organization

Crossroads of Faith United Methodist Church

Spouse:  Michelle

Children: Melanie, Tom, Doug

Member:  Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers

Terri Ransom

Contact Trustee Townsend

DuPage Township resident since: 1999

Elected: April 2021

Education:  B.S. Degree in Computer Science Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill.

Credentials:  25+  years Information Technology

Former Director/Owner of Computer Tots/Computer Explorers franchise

DuPage Township Democratic Organization Treasurer

DuPage Township Democratic Precinct Committeeperson 31

Will County Deputy Registrar

Affiliations/Organizations:  IIBA Chicago Chapter

SOS Investment Club

Jack and Jill of America Inc. Lifetime Associate

Black History Month Awareness Club

Naperville Youth Club

DuPage County NAACP


Citizens Against Abuse – CAA

Illinois Democratic Women of Will County – IDWOW

Will County Democratic Black Caucus

Spouse:  Michael

Children: Lauren and Michael Jr.

Member: DuPage AME Church, Lisle, Ill.

Picture of Debra Savage

Debra “Debi” Savage, Trustee

Contact Trustee Savage

DuPage Township resident since 2006

Elected: April 2021

Education:  American Sentinel University – doctoral work, University of Phoenix – MSN, Rush University – BSN

Credentials:  Director of Nursing, Moraine Valley Community College, Faculty at Governors State University, Registered Nurse since 1990


Will County Regional Office of Education Trustee Former VP

DuPage Township Democratic Precinct 13 Committeewoman

IL Health FacilitiesServices Review Board Chairwoman

District 99 School Board Member

Member Institute of Medicine of Chicago Fellow Lector Trainer, Lector

CantorAdmin/Finance Council Member, Christ the Servant Parish, Woodridge                           

Reem Townsend

Contact Trustee Townsend

DuPage Township resident since 2019

Elected: April 2021

Career: Business Operations Administrator


Board Member of Muslim Civic Coalition-Activate

Board Member of Will County Progressives

Board Member of DuPage Township Democratic Organization
Committee Member of DuPage Township Youth Committee

Member of The Palestine Children’s Relief Fund (PCRF),

Member of Illinois Democratic Women of Will County (IDWOW

Spouse: Dr. Eric Townsend, DDS

Children: son: Laith, daughter: Alia, stepson: Caleb