Board of Trustees
Bret has been a resident of Pontoon Beach since 1999 and has been married to his wife Tracy since 2002. They have two sons, a daughter and a grandson. Bret graduated from Granite City High School in 1990 and attended the University of Illinois to study sociology. He was employed at Schuncks Markets Inc for 26 years and left his position as the Customer Care Lead in 2021. He recently accepted the position of Parish Secretary\Office Administrator for St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Granite City. In his role, he is a masterful listener and uses compassion and good sense to help the parish run smoothly. From 2008 through 2014, Bret served on both the school board and parish pastoral council at Holy Family Catholic Church and ultimately served as vice chairman of the school board and chairman of the pastoral council in his final terms. Bret also volunteered as youth basketball coach for Holy Family School as well as coaching his children's teams in recreational baseball, basketball, softball, and soccer. Bret is honored and excited to serve the community he calls home. He envisions the Village continuing to expand commercial development. Other areas of focus are continued improvement of infrastructure, parks and recreation, and providing superior police and fire services. Finally, he is interested in making sure that the Village stays up to date from a technology perspective. He is open to any and all feedback from the Village residents. He was elected to the board in April of 2019 to serve a two year term.