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John Levin

Retired Assistant General Counsel of GATX Corporation.

Wilmette Involvement

Village Trustee - 2005 to 2009

Member and Chair of the Fire and Police Commission – 1996 to 2005

Member of the Fine Arts Committee, a committee that considered the formation of the Wilmette Fine Arts Commission - 1994

Member of the Zoning Board of Appeals - 1983 to 1993

Community member of the Historic Preservation Subcommittee advising the Planning Commission on the 1982 Plan for the Village - 1982

Other Civic Involvement

Currently a member of the Editorial Board of the CBA Record, the magazine of the Chicago Bar Association

Currently a member of the board of the Safer Foundation, a non-profit social service agency focusing on the rehabilitation of ex-offenders

Active in Beth Emet Synagogue and currently concluding a 2-year term as President

Community member of one of the committees that worked on the 1994 New Trier High School Plan.


Holds degrees from Brandeis University, Washington University in St. Louis, and Harvard Law School.