Items tagged: retirement

Interim Chief of Police Matthew Henson Announces Upcoming Retirement. Deputy Chief Tom Petrilli to be Appointed New Interim Chief

After more than 20 years of service to the City of Champaign, Interim Chief of Police Matthew Henson has announced his intention to retire effective December 16, 2021. Henson has accepted a new position as Director of the Coles-Moultrie County Emergency Communication Center (Coles-Moultrie 911). City Manager Dorothy Ann David has announced that she will […]


Champaign Public Works Director Announces Retirement

Champaign’s Public Works Director Dennis Schmidt has announced his pending retirement after more than 23 combined years of service to the City of Champaign. Schmidt’s last day of employment with the City will be July 10, 2020. Upon making his announcement Schmidt said, “I have served as the City’s Public Works Director for almost 16 […]


Champaign Deputy Police Chief Joseph Gallo Retires

Champaign Deputy Police Chief Joseph Gallo has retired from the Champaign Police Department after 24 years of devoted public and police service to the Champaign community. His official retirement date is today, Dec. 11, 2018. “It has been an honor and a privilege to serve alongside the extraordinary men and women of the Champaign Police […]


Champaign Finance Director Announces Retirement

Richard Schnuer, Finance Director for the City of Champaign, has announced his plans to retire effective March 3, 2017. Upon making his announcement, Schnuer said, “I am honored to have had such a long and meaningful career of public service to the residents of the City of Champaign.  I am proud to have helped implement […]


News Release: Champaign Library Director Announces Retirement

Library Director Marsha Grove has notified the Library Board of Trustees of her plans to retire effective January 30, 2016. On making her announcement, Ms. Grove said, “It has been a privilege and honor to be the Library Director at the Champaign Public Library since 2003. Through the planning and opening of the amazing new Main Library and […]