Board of Trustees
David G. Seaman
David G. Seaman has an outstanding record of service to his community and country. He was appointed to the Village Board in 1984 and presently chairs the Finance and Economic Development Committee.
Trustee Seaman is the Chief Executive Officer for one of the largest medical groups in the Chicago area, Pronger Smith MedicalCare, a position he has held since May 1996. He has both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Illinois and is a Certified Public Accountant.
He recently concluded a 39-year career in the Illinois Air National Guard that included assignments in the Joint Force Headquarters – IL and the 126th Air Refueling Wing, retiring at the rank of Colonel.
His volunteer efforts include being active with the American Cancer Society, having participated at the national, division and regional levels, and presently serving on its Board of Directors, Illinois Division. He is the 2010 recipient of the American Cancer Society’s St. George National Award in recognition of his contributions to the control of cancer.
Dave and Rosemary Seaman have three adult children, Tony, Rachel and Christopher, and remain active members of St. George Church in Tinley Park.
Gregory J. Hannon
Gregory J. Hannon was elected Village Trustee in April 1987 and is currently the Mayor Pro Tem. He is chairman of the Planning and Zoning Committee.
Trustee Hannon is a member of the Illinois Professional Land Surveyors Association, National Society of Professional Surveyors and American Congress of Surveying and Mapping.
He is a past president of the Tinley Park Jaycees and past president of the Willow Lane Homeowners Association. He and his wife, Cathy, have been married since 1975 and have two daughters, Allison and Amy, both married.
Brian S. Maher
Brian S. Maher was elected to the Village Board in 1999 and currently serves as chairman of the Public Safety Committee.
Trustee Maher, an attorney with the Chicago law firm of Weis & DuBrock, received a bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University and his Juris Doctor from Illinois Institute of Technology/ Chicago Kent College of Law. He is also a Certified Illinois Assessing Officer as designated by the Illinois Property Assessment Institute.
Trustee Maher is a member of the Board of Directors of Family Focus, Inc. He and his wife, Patricia, have three children, Matthew, Briana and Cayla.
Thomas J. Staunton Jr.
Thomas J. Staunton Jr. became a Village Trustee in 2007 after dedicated volunteer service on the Historic Preservation Committee and Long Range Plan Commission. He currently chairs the Village Board’s Public Works & Boundaries Committee.
A resident of the Brookside Glen subdivision, Trustee Staunton has been employed for 20 years by the Chicago Transit Authority as a lineman. He studied business at Oakton Community College and St. Norbert College. His volunteer activities have also included serving the community as treasurer of the Brookside Glen Homeowners Association, a member of a local school fund-raising group, an active member of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, and a member of Gaelic Park. He is also a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.
Trustee Staunton, his wife, Sue, and daughter, Hailey, have lived in Tinley Park for 10 years.
Patricia A. Leoni
Patricia A. Leoni has devoted herself to a career of exemplary community service in both her professional and volunteer endeavors.
She has been a Village Trustee since May of 2009 and is chairperson of the Budget, Audit and Administration Committee. Prior to joining the Village Board, she served for eight years as a Commissioner and Board Secretary for the Tinley Park-Park District.
Her volunteer efforts include serving for 11 years on the Board of Directors for the Crisis Center for South Suburbia, with two years as Board President. In honor of her leadership and vision in this role, Trustee Leoni received the 2010 Dianne Masters Award from the Crisis Center. She was also an Abby Foundation Woman of the Year finalist in 2007. Her volunteerism includes serving as a Eucharistic minister at St. Stephen, Deacon & Martyr Church in Tinley Park.
After 37 years as an educator in Chicago Heights School District 170, Trustee Leoni retired in June 2010. Her commitment to education included 25 years as a school principal and 12 years as a teacher, with 10 of those years focusing on special education. She currently serves as a part-time supervising administrator for School District 170.
A Tinley Park resident since 1993, Trustee Leoni has been married for 37 years to her husband, Bob, an attorney. They have three adult sons.
T.J. Grady joined the Village Board in 2010 after 30 years of dedicated service as a Tinley Park police officer. He is chairman of the Building and Compliance Committee.
Before retiring in 2010 as a sergeant, Trustee Grady served the community in various positions during his career with the D.A.R.E. program, the investigations unit and as a school liaison. He also served for four years as president of the Tinley Park Patrolman’s Association.
In addition to achievements in his professional career, Trustee Grady has been involved with numerous community and charitable organizations. He has been on the Tinley Wish Board of Directors since its inception in 1995. He has also been a coach for Tinley Park Bobcats baseball, Junior T-Bolts basketball and St. Elizabeth Seton basketball. Trustee Grady also co-chaired the Police Department’s fundraising efforts for the St. Baldrick’s children’s cancer research organization, expanding the program into Tinley Park and Andrew High Schools.
He and his wife, Trish, are 30-year residents of Tinley Park and have three grown children, Kelly, Sean and James.