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Welcome, Mr. Schwartz
Welcome, Mr. Schwartz
Amy Pickrel
Tuesday, September 03, 2019

We would like to introduce the new Director of Safety and Security, Mr. Bob Schwartz! 

I am a father of five, two of which graduated from Galesburg High School (Allison,Mike) two step children (Jayson,Victoria) both graduated from ROWVA High School and step son Cole who attends Williamsfield Schools in the seventh grade. My wife Amy is the office manager for Western Illinois Title and we reside at Oak Run.

I previously worked for Knox County Sheriff's Dept,Galesburg Police Department,Metropolitan Airport Authority of the Quad Cities, and Galva Police Department. I retired from the Galesburg Police Department as a Sergeant with 26 years on the job.  Working for Galesburg Police Department I held the following positions, Patrol Officer,Galesburg High School School Resource Officer, Investigator and Sergeant of Investigations. While working at the Quad City International Airport, I held a command position in the Public Safety Division, as security, Aircraft Rescue Firefighter, and Emergency Medical Service.

I am a currently a Volunteer Firefighter on the Oak Run Fire Department.

I attended Western Illinois University graduating in 1984 with BS in Law Enforcement Administration and a minor in Management.

I look forward to working as the Director of Safety and Security for the district and getting the opportunity to visit with each of you in my travels to your buildings.