Rantoul to interview Administrator candidates

RANTOUL, Ill. (WAND) - The Rantoul Village Board will be conducting interviews Tuesday for a new village administrator.

The new administrator will succeed Rick Snider.

Snider completes his service at the end of September.

 The village started with 28 submissions for the administrator position and have narrowed that down to the final three candidates.

The three candidates are:

  •  David Nord. Mr. Nord is a private consultant and previously served for twenty-five years as the village administrator in Cherry Valley, Illinois. He also served as the administrator and manager of Dixon, Illinois during the city's recovery from the largest case of municipal theft in U.S. history. Mr. Nord received his bachelor's degree from Augustana College, and his master's degree in public administration from Northern Illinois University.
  •  Jeffery Eder. Mr. Eder is the city administrator of East Peoria, Illinois. He previously served in Rock Island, Illinois as the assistant city manager, and also worked for over eleven years as the director of community development in Franklin Park, Illinois. Mr. Eder has a bachelor's degree in urban planning and development from Ball State University and a master's degree in business administration from Indiana University-Kokomo.
  • Scott Eisenhauer. Mr. Eisenhauer is currently the mayor of Danville, Illinois and has held that post for over fifteen years since his first election in May 2003. He spent five years serving as the assistant director of emergency management for Vermilion County, Illinois and has received a professional emergency manager designation from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. Mr. Eisenhauer has an associate degree from Danville Area Community College and is completing his baccalaureate studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


A final decision is not expected until early September.