Village Mayor John D. Noak

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Mayor John Noak was elected to a third four year term on April 4, 2017.  Mayor Noak won his first term on April 7, 2009 after being appointed on February 6, 2008 and his second term on April 9, 2013.  He was previously elected Village Trustee to a four year term in 2005.  Mayor Noak is Vice President of the Will County Governmental League (WCGL) and a board member of the Joliet Regional Port District, Will County Center for Economic Development (CED), the Des Plaines Valley Enterprise Zone, and the Chicago Area Agency for Planning (CMAP).

Mayor Noak serves on three committees for the National League of Cities including: the Council on Youth, Families and Education, Transportation Infrastructure Steering Committee and the University Communities Council.  The mayor also previously served on the Illinois Campaign Finance Reform Task Force, the Community Advisory Committees for the Illinois Facility Fund and Pace Suburban Bus.

The Mayor's background includes over two decades working with local, state and federal governments.  Prior to his term as Mayor he was the Director of Community Affairs and Communications for U.S. Representative Judy Biggert (IL), where he worked for more than eight years.  Prior to his work with the Congresswoman he worked for the State and Local Government Commission of Ohio.  Mayor Noak is a past member of the Romeoville Planning and Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Appeals and the Economic Development Commission.

Mayor Noak is a proud member of the Hampton Park Social Athletic Club, Lakewood Falls Phase VII Homeowners Association, and the Romeoville Area Historical Society.  He is the past President of the Lakewood Falls Phase VII Homeowners Association and the Lakewood Falls Townhome Association. 

The Mayor earned his Master’s in Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago and has a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from DePaul University.  He is also a member of Pi Alpha Alpha the International Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration.

In 2013, Mayor Noak was named Mayor of the Year by the Illinois State Crime Commission.  The mayor was also the recipient of the 2008 Bishop Sheil Award from the Police Athletic League. 

John lives with his wife Jennifer and their son in the Lakewood Falls subdivision.

A message from the Mayor.