Anthony Calderone has served as mayor of Forest Park since 1999. A lifelong resident of Forest Park, Mayor Calderone began his public service when he was elected a Forest Park commissioner in 1991. He has a long record of public service to the residents, businesses, and organizations of Forest Park. He has provided services to St. Bernardine parish, the Forest Park Little League, the West Suburban Senior Services (formerly Proviso Council on Aging), Proviso Municipal League, West Central Municipal Conference (past president), Oak Leyden Developmental Services, Kiwanis International, Columbian Club, and the Lions Club. With over thirty years in the alarm and security industry, Mayor Calderone owns and operates Illinois Alarm Service, a Forest Park company. He has served professionally with the National Burglar and Fire Alarm Association, the Illinois Electronic Security Association, the Illinois Fire Inspectors Association, the American Society of Industrial Security, the Alarm Industry Research and Education Foundation, and the Electronic Security Association. As mayor, Anthony Calderone has overseen the renaissance of Forest Park. From a newly vibrant downtown corridor along Madison Street to a major redevelopment of the Roosevelt Road corridor, Forest Park stands as a model of urban transformation. Additionally, the residential market is also thriving with increasing home values and with new and tastefully designed developments underway. These efforts have earned the Village of Forest Park the coveted Governor’s Home Town Award and numerous Illinois Main Street awards. Mayor Calerone’s public service efforts have been recognized by the Department of the Army, United Way, Miserecordia, Save a Life Foundation, Illinois Order of the Sons of Italy, the Illinois Crime Commission, the Triton College Foundation, the Italian-American Executives of Transportation, and Seguin Services Inc. He is currently an active board member of the Cook County Department of Homeland Security and the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. Anthony Calderone and his wife, Lois, have two adult children, Augustino and Anthony, Jr.