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Meet the Board

Board members


Tony Peloso, President [2021] 

Christine Jelinek, Vice President [2021] 

Julie Chesser, Secretary [2022] 

Yolanda Bruce-Sartin, Member [2021] 

Rocco Colella Jr., Member [2022] 

Nicole Lane, Member [2022]

As the result of the April 2, 2019 election, Taft School District 90 is accepting applications to fill 1 vacancy on the Board of Education. The individual selected to serve on the Taft School District Board will be from the date of their appointment to April 2021. Application packets may be obtained at the Taft School District 90 office located at Taft School, 1605 S. Washington Street, Lockport, Illinois beginning Thursday April 18, 2019 during regular business hours of Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m.-3:45 p.m. Please submit letter of application and current resume to Dr. Griff Powell, Interim Superintendent at


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Board of Education Committees 2017-2019

Finance                                             Julie Chesser, Chair                       

Yolanda Bruce-Sartin                       


 Yolanda Bruce-Sartin 

 Rocco Colella


Building & Grounds

Christine Jelinek, Chair

Rocco Colella



Tony Peloso, Chair

Christine Jelinek