George J. Metanias has been a resident of Mokena since 1995. Mr. Metanias graduated in 1976 from George Washington High School, a Chicago Public School and attended South Suburban College and Prairie State College for accounting. He then continued on to complete the Electrical Apprenticeship Program to become a journeyman electrician. He went on to take the Electrical Contractors test and became the Supervising Electrician of his company, G. M. Electric, Inc. in 1988,and a member of the Local Union #134, I.B.E.W. George Metanias has demonstrated his commitment to local government, but also to the youth of Mokena by coaching baseball, softball, and has been the Head Coach of the Mokena Burros Varsity Football Team for the past 14 years. He was appointed to the Electrical Commission in Mokena in 2003. He was elected to a second 4 year term on the Mokena Village Board as a Mokena Village Trustee in 2009 to represent all the people of Mokena. In addition to his local government involvement, he also is a member of the Mokena Chamber of Commerce, the Building Trades Association, and a member of the South Holland Business Association. "I believe that my knowledge and experience in business is a great asset to this board and village. I was elected on the Village Board of Mokena during some very trying times and I am now proud to say that with the help of our board members, we have stability, a vision, and a bright future for our village and all our residents".