Dave was appointed in March 2018 as Trustee to fill a vacancy. Born and raised in Joliet and a graduate of Joliet Township West High School, class of 1984, Mr. Spesia is an honorably discharged, 4-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving in North Carolina, California, and 1 year in Okinawa, Japan. Trustee Spesia was previously employed by BP/Amoco Joliet for 11 years holding a variety of positions including: Process Operator, Senior Inspector, Maintenance Planner and Contractor/Construction Coordinator. In July of 2000, Dave formed, Fastrak Construction Management, LLC, for which he is currently its sole proprietor.
Dave moved to the community in 1994 and currently resides in the Prairie Oaks Subdivision with his wife, Lisa and son, Zachary. The Spesias have deep roots in the area dating back to 1890. As a youth, Dave seldom missed a Carbon Hill Homecoming and spent many summer days at local recreational clubs.
Since moving to Coal City, Dave enjoyed 10 years as a volunteer team Coach for his son, Zachary and daughter, Abbey while they played in the Coal City Area Youth Baseball and Softball leagues. As Zachary and Abbey entered Coal City High School, Dave enjoyed working the concession stands for various events, supporting their teams and seeing the players he had coached through the years maturing into young adults.
With Abbey and Zachary having graduated High School and moved on to college, Mr. Spesia has decided to remain involved with the Coal City community by accepting an appointment as Village Trustee where his work experiences and knowledge of the area shall be beneficial.