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

Township Board

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Thomas E. 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


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.

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Debra “Debi” Savage, Trustee


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

Affiliations/Organizations:  Will County Regional Office of Education Trustee and former VP

DuPage Township Democratic Precinct 13 Committeewoman  

IL Health Facilities and Services Review Board Chairwoman         

District 99 Education Foundation Board Member

Institute of Medicine of Chicago Fellow Lector Trainer, Lector, and Cantor, & Admin/Finance Council Member, Christ the Servant Parish, Woodridge                           

Reem Townsend


Reem and her Army veteran husband, Eric, are proud to call DuPage Township their home. The prospects of raising their family in a diverse and wonderful town is what drew them to Bolingbrook. They have a beautiful blended family with two wonderful sons, Laith and Caleb, their new daughter, Alia, and a lovable goldendoodle named Lola. Reem is invested in building a better and stronger community through philanthropy and championing community causes. She devotes her time to these causes and is an active member of the Will County Exchange Club. A lifelong advocate of social justice, Reem is a Board member of CADR: the Community Alliance for Diversity and Reform. Reem also works to mobilize and engage voters in DuPage Township and is the Precinct #1 committeeperson. She enjoys a successful career as an Administrative Professional with McDonald’s.