Hello! My name is Greg Schwarze and I am proud to be your DuPage County Board Member in District 6. I  served over 13 years as a Carol Stream Village Trustee and was elected to the County Board in November 2020. DuPage County is a diverse and wonderful place. I’ve raised my family here and built my career in Carol Stream. I am a recently retired, proud 28-year  union firefighter and will be a strong voice for the working class.

Professional Background
• Professional Firefighter Since 1993 – 2021
• Carol Stream Firefighter Since 1999-2021
• Carol Stream Fire District Public Education Coordinator Since 2004
• State Certified Paramedic Since 2002


*Emergency Telephone System Board- Chairman
Recently voted to purchase and supply new interoperable radios for all police and firefighters in DuPage ETSB system, protecting our first responders and saving municipalities (and tax payers) hundreds of thousand of dollars
*Health & Human Services – Vice Chairman
Working to enact a 2-1-1 phone system to allow 24-hour service to those in need of County social service help
*Judicial Public Safety
Provided top of the line camera vests to our Law enforcement officers
*Public Transportation
Working to make our bike path crossings safer
Fighting for a fair and balanced budget and keeping taxes low
Strong cooperation with DuPage Mayors and Managers 
*HOPE Task Force
Increasing the budget and making sure we stay pro-active in the fight against the opioid crisis
*Ad-Hoc Collective Bargaining
Getting our DuPage Care Center AFSCME their first union contract


  • Passing Balanced Village Budgets
  • Streamlined community development permitting process.
  • Modernized Website for better transparency.
  • No Layoffs during the recession of 2008
  • Debt-Free Community
  • Armstrong Park Flood Prevention Project: Completed
  • Infrastructure updates to Village Hall and the Police Station –On-time and under budget
  • Improved Bike Paths
  • Worked to improve public safety at Carolshire Condominiums fixing over 100 code violations leading to safer facilities and reduction in crime
  • Worked with the Park District to sell 6-acres for the building for the Fountain View Recreation Center
  •  Build new “Veterans Memorial Park” at the Town Center
  • Advocated for the environment by creating a pollinator meadow
  • Removed hundreds of dead/diseased ash trees as a result of the emerald ash borer and planted hundreds of new trees in their place.

Personal Information
• Husband to Julia
• Father to McKenzie & Lauren
• Step-Father to Rachel  & Erika
• Carol Stream Resident
• Hobbies include playing basketball, biking, tennis and spending time with my wife and daughters

Community Involvement
-Western DuPage Special Rec. Association Trustee
– Youth Softball Coach
– Youth Basketball Coach
– Carol Stream Rotary Club
– Member – Holy Cross Lutheran Church
-Sunday School Teacher
– Church Council Member
– Carol Stream Christmas Sharing Volunteer
– Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce


County Board Member Greg Schwarze and wife Julia