Chris uses his life-changing experience as a Vietnam veteran to inform his service as Mayor of Normal. Chris does not take the weighty responsibility of leadership lightly.
As a small business owner of nearly forty years, Chris knows firsthand the value of hard work and the importance of getting his hands dirty in order to be successful.
Chris’s experience is just what Normal needs right now. Chris knows the community and how to lead us to recovery, stability & growth to keep Normal one of the best places—if not the best place—to live in Illinois.
Xenophobia and misogyny have no place in our community. Words matter. Actions matter. It’s on all of us to reject jokes, language and stereotypes that perpetuate growing Anti-Asian sentiment.
I stand with the AAPI community here and around the world in condemning all anti-Asian language and violence, and I urge all residents to review the Not In Our Town statement and support this community-wide anti-discrimination movement.
I believe in science, and today I’m doing my part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Even as more of us continue to take advantage of the opportunity to get vaccinated, please continue to mask up, lather up, sleeve up, and back up. We’ll get through this pandemic together with everyone doing their part. …
I met Judy Markowitz in the 80’s when she worked for WJBC, long before she was Mayor Judy. Judy was doing promotions and community outreach for the station, and I had an idea for a Downtown Bloomington IL bike race I thought she might be interested in. Long story short, Judy and I partnered, along …