Former Village Administrator John Perry Wins Distinguished Award
Perry served for 20 years as village administrator in Woodridge.
John Perry, former Woodridge village administrator and resident, was recently awared the Maxwell Public Administration Alumni Award from Syracuse Univeristy in New York.
The award is presented annually to an individual who exemplifies the ideals of public service espoused by the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the School's Public Administration and International Affairs Department as articulated in the Athenian Oath.
Perry retired in 2009 after a 37-year career in city management.
Most recently he served for 20 years as village administrator in Woodridge, which was named one of the "100 Best Small Places to Live" by Money Magazine during his tenure.