Elected Officials

Village President May Kay Wlezen

Mary Kay Wlezen, Village President

Mary Kay, has been married to her husband Chris for 22 years. They built their home in Burlington in 2003. Mary Kay works as the office manager for Dairy Queen's franchise office in St. Charles. She began her work with the Village when they moved in town as the Deputy Clerk. She has been a Village Trustee for the last 8 years. Mary Kay enjoys spending time with their children, grandchildren, and family. She is looking forward to working with the all of the residents in the Village of Burlington.

Email address: mkwlezen@vil.burlington.il.us

Cell: 847-997-4339

Village Hall: 847-683-2283

Jim Daffron

Jim Daffron, TRUSTEE - Personnel & Administration Chairman

Jim has been a resident of Burlington since 1999 and has lived in the Fox Valley area his whole life.

He served as a Village Trustee from 2001-2008 and again from 2013 to present. Jim currently serves as Chairman for the Personnel & Administration Committee. He also served on the Planning Commission for one year previous to becoming a trustee.

Jim has worked for Haumiller Engineering Co. In Elgin for 30 years as a machine design engineering department manager and applications engineer.

Jim has been married to his wife Diane since 1987. Diane has been an EMT/Firefighter for Burlington for more than 15 years. They have two sons, Eric and Jake.

Email address: jimdaff@gmail.com

Cell: 847-772-7064


Jean Micklevitz, TRUSTEE - Finance Committee Chairperson

email: jmicklevitz@yahoo.com 

Cell: 847-302-3715


Deb Twenhafel, TRUSTEE - Community Developments and Events Chairperson

Deb has lived in the Burlington area since 1980, and has been a resident since 1987. She is a retired teacher from Central District 301, and is currently the Safety Coordinator for Central District 301 Transportation.

Deb was on the Burlington Fire Department from 1983 to 2015. She has been a Village Trustee since 2017.

Email:  Dktwenhafel@gmail.com

Cell:  847-269-3714


Mike Szydlo, TRUSTEE - Public Works Chairman

Mike has been a resident of Burlington since 2016. He became a Village Trustee and Chairman of the Public Works Committee in September 2021. 

Mike has worked for Bayer Crop Science as a research manager for corn and soybeans since 2012 and has been involved in the agriculture industry since 2005. 

He has been married to his wife Samantha since 2012. Samantha is a high school P.E. teacher at South Elgin High School. They have 2 sons, Mason and Jackson. 

Email: mikeszydlo@hotmail.com

Cell: 630-768-5483


Amanda Stephens, TRUSTEE - Planning & Development Chairperson

Amanda has been a resident of Burlington since 2016 and grew up locally off Burlington Rd in Campton Hills, IL. With family locally in Virgil and Lily Lake Amanda and her husband Colin love living in the Village of Burlington!

For the past three years Amanda has been the Marketing Manager, for Batavia Enterprises a Commercial, Property Management and Residential Real Estate company located in Batavia, IL. Prior to that, she worked as a Marketing and Special Events Coordinator for the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce.

Amanda currently Chairs the Marketing and Promotions Committee for the St. Charles Business Alliance, is an active member on the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professionals Council and the Young Emerging Professionals Council with the Geneva Chamber of Commerce. She is looking forward to serving  the residents of Burlington and looks forward to meeting more faces through the Village.

Amanda and Colin love to work in their yard, take their dog Snickers on walks and complete DIY projects! They love music, camping, hiking, kayaking and traveling.

Email: amandalutz3@gmail.com

Cell: 847-354-5171

Ryan Wasson, TRUSTEE - Public Safety/Health and Welfare

Email: Rydwasson@gmail.com

Cell: 661-904-0829