Jeff Sargent - Village Trustee
Jeff Sargent has served as a Village Trustee since March, 2006. He is the village board liaison to the Youth Commission and the Board of Fire & Police Commissioners and serves as Chairman of the Village Board Public Safety and Health Committee and as a member of the Finance, Budget, and Personnel Committee.
Jeff served on the board for Elmwood Park School District #401 from 2000 to 2006. In 2005, he was appointed as member of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners and served as chairman of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners.
Sargent began his law enforcement career by volunteering with the Elmwood Park Police Department as a Police Explorer, and later as a police auxiliary officer. In 1986, Jeff was hired as a full time police officer for the Triton College Police Department and in 2008 was promoted to Chief of Police for Triton College.
Jeff Sargent was born and raised in Elmwood Park, growing up on Sunset Drive with two sisters and two brothers. He attended John Mills Elementary School and Elmwood Park High School graduating in 1980. Sargent has one son, Matt, a student at Carthage College in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Sargent is a member of St. Celestine Parish.