Community Relations Commission

Meeting Schedule

Second Tuesday of every month, 7:00 p.m.
Village Hall, 850 Waukegan Road, Deerfield, IL 60015

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Agendas and Minutes.


Consists of nine members appointed to three-year overlapping terms and two student members.

Susie Wexler, Chair
Gil Antokal
Renee Graxirena
Bill Lundquist
Gabriel Nagy
Zachary Raimi
Rebecca Ramsey
David Rauen
Nisa Salins
Joshua Duby, Student Member
Dada Harris, Student Member

Staff Liaisons

David Fitzgerald-Sullivan, Communications Coordinator
Phone: 847-719-7400

Internships & Awards

Apply for the Government Service Internship

Apply for the Community Service Award


The Community Relations Commission is established to foster and promote understanding, mutual respect, cooperation, and positive relations in a diverse inclusive community. The Community Relations Commission is also to promote increased participation in all aspects of community life and a sense of shared community among all residents. The Community Relations Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to Village President and Board of Trustees. The Community Relations Commission shall have the following functions and duties:

1. Study and recommend means of developing better relationships among all residents in a diverse and inclusive community of Deerfield.
2. Encourage residents to be "service-oriented" in the opportunities to assist one another in the community and the neighborhood.
3. Promote and support initiatives with federal, state and local governmental agencies, commissions, businesses, schools, civic and religious organizations, neighborhood and community events aimed at increasing goodwill and civil engagement among the residents and the global community at large.
4. Recognize and approve honors or awards for persons, firms, or entities that serve or advance understanding, mutual respect, cooperation and positive relations between and among residents of Deerfield.


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