William J. Joyce, a lifelong Steger resident and youngest son of longtime Steger Fire Chief Elmer Joyce was elected Village Trustee in April, 2015, served on the Village of Steger’s Economic Development Committee and the Steger Fire Department prior to becoming Village Trustee.

William attended Steger Public schools, Bloom Trail High School class of 1989, Southern Illinois University, Prairie State College and Triton College.

William is Senior Foreman Communication & Signals at National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) in Chicago, member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 794, and owner of Scratch Masterz.

William is also an Instructor of – American Heart Association – CPR, National Safety Council – Defensive Driving, Illinois Certified Fire Service Instructor I & II, Presenter for Operation Life Saver – Railroad Safety.

In addition to his professional career, William is a member of Steger’s Kiwanis Club serving twice as Club President, twice as Club Vice President & was elected twice Lieutenant Governor of I-I District of Kiwanis International, Winner of the Jim Reed Award (Kiwanis of the Year) Award 2015, President of the Bloom Trail High School Navy Junior ROTC Parent Corps, Sponsor of the Bloom Trail High School Key Club.

William is married to Kimberly and they are the proud parents of two children, William Jr. and Madalyn. William Jr. is attending Bloom Trail High School where he is in a leadership role for the Navy Junior ROTC program. Madalyn is attending Columbia Central Middle School where she is active in the Choir and acting.


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