William McFarland

Board of Trustees
Title: Trustee
Phone: (708) 425-7700
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Trustee Bill McFarland is a longtime Chicago Ridge resident. He lives here with his wife Kathy (Greenfield), a lifetime resident, and their son Michael who attends St. Laurence High School. Bill first started serving our community as a paid-on-call firefighter back in 1987.  Bill has served as Finance Liaison and now serves as the Fire Department Liaison where he brings his knowledge of the fire service to the board and community.

Bill was a member of Our Lady of the Ridge School Board for eight years, and is currently serving on the Our Lady Sports Program Board. As part of the sports program, Bill has served as Athletic Director and as the Men’s Club Secretary.

Bill has coached Our Lady’s Basketball for both girls and boys, Volleyball, and Soccer.   Bill also has coached for CRAA and is currently the 14U Co-Manager.  

Bill's educational background is extensive, focusing on business and fire science and most recently receiving his certification in Environment Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

Bill believes there really is something special about our little town - no one ever leaves, and now 2nd and 3rd generations are moving back to Chicago Ridge.  

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