Adam James Ruderman
Candidate for Council, four-year term
AGE: 44, born 04-17-1964
FAMILY: Married, two children. (Kristi Bell-Ruderman spouse, Jeremy C. Ruderman age 15, Kaylie D. Ruderman age 12)
YEARS LIVED IN DECATUR: 15 Years
Extensive work with State Senator and State Representatives on behalf of AFFI, Association of Fire Fighters of Illinois, lobbying legislation favorable for safety of firefighters and their families. Worked diligently for the review and consequent appointment of an alternative third party Administrator for the City of Decatur Self Insured Insurance plan which resulted in over a million dollar in savings which benefits the City, employees and tax payers. Currently in fourth year of service as Firefighters local 505 President.
Insurance Sales Catholic Fraternal Insurance Co., Staff Manager The Prudential Co.
City of Decatur Fire Fighter. Currently: Lieutenant with the Decatur Fire Department.
Central Illinois Food Bank, Firefighters Ride for Food, Shop with a Firefighter, Christmas for underprivileged children, Muscular Dystrophy Fill the Boot, Catholic Charities community food drive, Our Lady of Lourdes school fish fry, Junior Football League assistant coach, CASA Court Appointed Special Advocates for children fundraisers.
Associates Degree in Applied Science/Fire Science, Richland Community College 2000
Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communication, Western Illinois University 1989
Graduate of Elgin High School, Elgin Illinois
STATEMENT TO VOTERS:
Adam Ruderman will work tirelessly to do the due diligence necessary to make tough decisions which will benefit citizens.
Adam has the educational experience and the integrity to be a strong leader for the people. He'll do the right thing, for the right reason for you, the residents of Decatur.
Adam J. Ruderman for City Council
4546 Cresthaven Lane Decatur, IL 62526