YEF Director Profile: Eric Paetzel
10 Things About Eric
- What do you do at the YEF?
I am the treasurer of our YEF. I oversee, review and present financial summaries to the Board of Directors for review and approval. I am also Chairman of the Finance and Scholarship Committee which oversees the foundations finances and assets.
- Why did you get involved with the YEF?
I have a passion for improving the education our children receive and I believe the YEF will be an important part to recognize and reward excellence.
- Are you engaged in other ways in the Yorkville School District?
I am a member of the Yorkville School District’s Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) and the Boundaries Committee.
- How long have you lived in Yorkville?
- Do you have children visiting Yorkville schools?
My youngest daughter graduated from Yorkville High School.
- Why have you chosen Yorkville as your home?
We chose Yorkville because of its small town values and the friendliness of our community.
- What’s your favorite place in Yorkville?
I enjoy canoeing on the Fox River.
- What do you do outside the YEF?
I am the owner of an industrial supply company in Yorkville.
- What are your hobbies?
I enjoy being a Board Member of my homeowners association and spending time with my family, especially my 5 grandchildren with their school and sports activities.
- What is the best way to catch up with you?