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Portrait-Booker Mayor Nathaniel George Booker 
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The Honorable Nathaniel George Booker was sworn in as Village President(Mayor)for the Village of Maywood on May 18, 2021. Prior to being elected as Village President, Mayor Booker served as Village Trustee from 2019 until 2021. As an elected official, he is a council member with the National League of Cities (NLC) Board of Directors. With a focus on the Chicagoland area, Mayor Booker is a council member with the Metropolitan Mayor’s Caucus (MMC) for the Aging Friendly Communities as well Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committees. He serves on West Central Municipal Conference- Illinois Legislative Committee and the Illinois Municipal League- Revenue & Taxation Policy Committee and Public Works & Transportation Policy Committee.

Nathaniel George Booker currently serves as Founder & Chief Engagement Officer of Astute Culture, an Organizational & Leadership Development Enterprise. He has served in Executive Hotel Operations and Human Resources for Marriott International and InterContinental Hotel Group(IHG). After serving in the hospitality industry for 15 years he rose to Area Director in Organizational Development & Performance Improvement for IHG overseeing the brands InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo, and EVEN Hotels corporate properties. Career ambitions have had him serve in Chicago, Nashville, Atlanta, Washington DC, Dallas, and New York. Booker’s education includes American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute(AHLEI) (Certified Hospitality Trainer), Franklin Covey (Ultimate Competitive Advantage Certified Facilitator), Historically Black Colleges and Universities(HBCU), Tennessee State University(Psychology), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville (Illinois Economic Development Certified) and much more.

As a local community advocate, Mayor Booker is a founding member of School District 89 Education Foundation Board and currently serves as Executive Director, he serves with Proviso Township Democratic Organization as former Chairman for Young Democrats of Proviso, Cook County Democratic Party as former Executive Board Member for Cook County Young Democrats. He also serves as Community Advisory Review Council, Institute of Transitional Medicine (ITM) {consultation to University of Chicago, Rush, Advocate Healthcare, Loyola University, Northshore, and Illinois Institute of Technology}, and much more.

Booker has consulted in the capacity as Business Advisor for Cook County Black Chamber of Commerce, Proviso Township Democratic Organization’s Office Manager during the 2018 JB Pritzker for Governor campaign, and Proviso Township as Director for Census 2020 Awareness & Education.


Portrait-Brandon Trustee Isiah Brandon

Chair, Infrastructure & Sustainability 
Co-Chair, Community Policing & Public Safety 


Trustee Miguel Jones


Chair, Fiscal Accountability & Government Transparency
Co-Chair, Ordinance & Policy 

Trustee Melvin Lightford Sr.


Chair, Engagement & Communications 
Co-Chair, Planning & Development 

Trustee Aaron Peppers


Chair, Community Policing & Public Safety
Co-Chair, Infrastructure & Sustainability

Ray Williams Photo2023
Trustee Rahmaan "Ray" Williams

Email: rwilliams@maywood-il.gpv

Chair, Ordinance & Policy
Co-Chair, Engagement & Communications 

Trustee Antonio Sanchez


Chair, Planning & Development
Co-Chair, Fiscal Accountability & Government Transparency 

Tori Garron23 Acting Village Clerk
Tori Love Garron 

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