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Joe Barker, Chief School Business Official Secure Fax Line - (708) 722-5364

Michelle Aldana, Payroll

Christine Panici, Accounts Payables

Ron Mascitti, Building & Grounds Supervisor

Halston Shanklin, Director of Operations

Fran Angell, Director of Transportation

Martin Riley, Food Service Director

Tammy Leal, Assistant Food Service Director

Karen King, Substitute Teacher Coordinator

Dori Dugas-Filippi, Assistant to Superintendent

Phil Leli, Director of Technology

HOW TO FILE A Freedom of Information Act Request

  • Please make your request for records in writing. You may submit your written request by mail, fax or email. Please direct your request to:


    FOIA Officer - Joe Barker

    Chicago Heights School District 170

    30 West 16th Street

    Chicago Heights, Illinois 60411

    Fax: (708) 722-5364



    1. Please be as specific as possible when describing the records you are seeking. Remember, the Freedom of Information Act is designed to allow you to inspect records or receive copies of records.

    2. Please tell us whether you would like copies of the records, or whether you wish to examine the records in person.

    3. There is no fee for up to 50 pages of standard paper copies.

    4. A waiver of fees may be requested by stating "I request a waiver of all fees associated with this request". You must include a specific explanation as to why your request for information is in the public interest -not simply your personal interest- and merits a waiver.                   

    5. Please include your name, preferred telephone number, mailing address, and if you wish, your electronic mail address.