James H. Norris

James H. Norris has served since 1998 as the village manager of the Village of Hoffman Estates, Ill. Previously, Norris served as the city manager of Gladstone, Mo., the assistant village manager of Schaumburg, Ill., Palatine, Ill. and interned for the Village of Western Springs, Ill. He is a member of the International City/County Management Association, a member and past president of the Illinois City/County Management Association and a member and past president of the Chicago Metropolitan Manager’s Association.

Norris serves as the chairman of the Executive Board of the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County, is on the board of the Northwest Suburban Municipal Joint Action Water Agency and is on the board and past chair of the Northwest Central Dispatch Board of Directors. Norris has a B.A. in history from the University of Missouri, St. Louis and received his M.P.A. from NIU.

James H. Norris

Adjunct Professor


M.P.A., Northern Illinois University

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