Will County Candidates in 2018

Will County Board District 10

Tyler Marcum

Tyler is a 5th generation Joliet resident, residing in district 10 his entire life. He is a graduate of Benedictine University in Lisle, Illinois where he was 4 year NCAA athlete, receiving his Bachelor's degree in Political Science.

Tyler has served as a member of the Joliet Township High School Board since his election in April 2014.

Tyler and his wife Beth have been married since January 2016. He works as a multi-county liaison for homeless children and youth


  • As an active member in the community, Tyler has served a member of the Joliet Township Foundation, the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and the Joliet Township Alumni Association.

  • In 2014, Tyler was appointed by former Gov. Pat Quinn to serve on the Young Adult Heroin Task Force where he was the representative for all school boards in the State of Illinois.

Will County Board - District 13

Mark Ferry

Mark Ferry has lived in Plainfield Township since 1976. His and his wife Patricia have been married for 35 years. They have three sons and six grandchildren. Mark is a graduate of Lockport Central and Southern Illinois University with a degree in Communications. Mark is currently employed at Citgo Petroleum Corporation – Lemont Refinery. He is a member of good standing with the United Steel Workers Union. He has served on the Union Workman’s Committee.

Mark’s top priority as a County Board member would be to support job creation efforts. He also wants to continue to working to bring infrastructure investment to the state’s fastest growing county. Mark says the current board does not do enough to plan for the future and put plans into action. He also will work to balance future advancements with preserving the quality of life for local residents.

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