Aaron Del Mar - Committeemen & Chairman
Aaron B Del Mar is an entrepreneur and public servant from Palatine, IL. He has been actively involved in local and state politics since 2009, when he was elected as the youngest and first minority councilman for the Village of Palatine, Illinois.
He is passionate about engaging with a diverse group of citizens, to build relationships and elect strong and viable candidates that will represent and become future leaders in Illinois.
He currently serves as the Palatine Township Highway Commissioner, Palatine Township Republican Committeeman and previously served as the Cook County Republican Party Chairman.
In early 2018 Aaron was appointed to the Illinois International Port Authority by Governor Bruce Rauner and was confirmed by the Illinois State Senate with consent from the Mayor of Chicago for a
He resides in Palatine with Sara and their 6 children.
Richard Maxwell - Field Director
Richard was born in 1931. After graduating from college in 1954, he was commissioned in the Air Force as a Navigator/Fighter Intercept Officer. Once he completed active duty in 1958, he entered the USAF Reserve/Air National Guard and flew five missions to Viet Nam. Richard retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1992. Professionally, Richard spent over 40 years in the insurance industry first working for Royal Insurance Company and later for Roanoke Brokerage Services.
Tom Rooney - President
Tom Rooney is the State Senator for the 27th District of Illinois. He
Bill Pohlman - Outreach Director
Bill has spent over 40 years in consumer, business, non-profit and now political communications. He began his career in the corporate world at Motorola in both advertising and public relations. After leaving Motorola, he expanded his background in
Sharon Clifford - Special Events Director
Marilyn Jamal - Office Manager
Alissa DePue - Director of Volunteer Services
Debbie Lemonidis - Executive Director
Jim Roche - Treasurer
Dennis Wagner - Civics Forum Director