Mr. Baldermann was appointed to the Metra Board of Directors in May of 2018 by the Will County Executive .
Mr. Baldermann was elected Mayor of the Village of New Lenox in May 2007 and re-elected in 2011 and 2015. He previously served as a Village Trustee for four years. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Laraway Communications 911 Center.
Mr. Baldermann retired as the Chief of Police in Chicago Ridge in 2010. He served on the Chicago Ridge Police Department for over 22 years. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.
Mr. Baldermann served on the New Lenox School District #122 Board for two years and served as their president. He received the “Those Who Excel Award” from the State Board of Education. Having earned the required state certification to be a school administrator, Mr. Baldermann was named school superintendent of Union School District in 2012. Under his leadership, the district also won the “Those Who Excel Award” in 2014.
Mr. Baldermann and his wife have five children and three grandchildren. Tim and his family reside in the Village of New Lenox.