North Central College - Naperville, IL

Robert Schroeder

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 2003

Robert Schroeder is a committed public servant and has been a dedicated teacher of government and geography in the Naperville schools for some 30 years. Since 1988, he has been county commissioner in District 5 of the DuPage County Board. He currently serves as a member of the finance, public transit, storm water and economic development committees of the Board. For over 15 years, he has coordinated Christian education classes at Community United Methodist Church for Little Friends, an organization that serves children and adults with developmental, emotional and behavioral disabilities. Since 1990, he has been a volunteer with Public Action to Deliver Shelter, which addresses the needs of the homeless in DuPage County. In 1986, Robert and his wife, Nancy, established the Heyer-Schroeder Scholarship at North Central for students from Wisconsin.