Meet the Staff
Julia A. CedilloVillage Manager
Maggie JarrAssistant Village ManagerMaggie Jarr joined the Village of La Grange Park as Assistant Village Manager in February 2021. Ms. Jarr previously served as a Senior Planner for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), where she worked with municipalities across northeastern Illinois to address transportation, economic development, housing, open space, governance, and other quality of life issues. She has a Master of Urban Planning and Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Ms. Jarr is a member of the Illinois City/County Management Association (ILCMA), Illinois Association of Municipal Management Assistants (IAMMA), and Metropolitan Managers Association. She grew up in Western Springs and graduated from Lyons Township High School.
Dan WiersmaInterim Finance Director
Dean J. MaggosDirector of Building, Fire, Emergency ManagementMr. Maggos has been with the Village since 2001, serving as both the Fire Chief and Building Commissioner. He is also responsible for Emergency Management. He began his fire service training in 1980, and previously served as the Fire Marshal for the Village of Lombard, as a Fire Inspector/Investigator for the Pleasantview Fire Protection District, and as a paid-on-call Deputy Fire Chief with the Lyons Fire Department. Mr. Maggos is a graduate of the National Fire Academy's 4-year Executive Fire Officer Program, and is certified in the State of Illinois as a Chief Fire Officer.
Mr. Maggos received a Master of Science degree in Public Safety Administration from Lewis University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Science Management from Southern Illinois University, and an A.A.S. in Fire Science Technology from Triton College. He also completed coursework in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology at Oklahoma State University. He previously served as the President of Mutual Aid Box Alarm System (MABAS) Division 10 and was named Fire Investigator of the Year in 1995 for the MABAS Division 10 Origin and Cause Team. He currently serves as the Chief Liaison for the MABAS 10 Hazardous Materials Team, and has served with the team as Certified Hazardous Materials Technician since 1991. He is also a member of various other professional organizations.
Rick RaddeDirector of Public Works
The Village Board appointed Rick Radde as the Director of Public Works in December of 2018. Rick previously served in the Public Works Department for over 18 years as Water Operator. Rick also worked as a seasonal employee for three summers before accepting a full-time position in 1994. He also served on the La Grange Park Fire Department for 13 years.
In 2012, Rick left the Village to pursue a career advancement with the Village of Bensenville Public Works Department for over six years. Rick served as the Utility Supervisor and then as Assistant Director of Operations. Rick also briefly served the Village of Montgomery as the Public Works Director before returning to the Village of La Grange Park.
Rick received his Bachelor of Arts from Benedictine University and Associates of Arts from Lincoln College. Rick is a Certified Water Operator, Certified Arborist and is a member of the American Public Works Association (APWA) and American Water Works Association (AWWA).
Rick was born, raised and lived in La Grange Park for over 43 years.
Tim ContoisChief of Police