Economic Development Commission


  • Michael Lewis, Chairman
  • Sterling M. Burke, Village President
  • Hilde Betts
  • Kevin Brookins
  • George Chandler
  • Phillip Paige
  • Howard D. White
  • Trinette Britt-Johnson, Economic Development Consultant
  • Gladys Foster, Economic Development Coordinator


Regular meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month at 5 p.m.  There are no meetings in December.


The Economic Development Committee develops opportunity specific and action oriented initiatives that fosters and further advances economic development within the Village of Olympia Fields. The committee will also work to support and develop the business community by presenting ideas, resources and programs that enhances their growth and development.