Chris Ahart Appointed to the GPMTD Board of Trustees
Chris Ahart attended his first board meeting on Monday, February 8, 2021 since being appointed to the Greater Peoria Mass Transit District (GPMTD) Board of Trustees on February 2, 2021. Ahart is representing the Village of Peoria Heights and he was appointed by Mayor Michael Phelan. Ahart is serving the remainder of Joan Krupa’s term until May 1, 2023. Krupa resigned from the GPMTD Board of Trustees in December 2020.
Ahart graduated from Eureka College with a bachelor’s degree. He currently serves as the Deputy Chief of Police for the Peoria Heights Police Department. He has been employed at the department since 1999 and he has worked his way up from patrol to detective to his current position during his tenure.
Ahart is involved in the Peoria Heights community, previously serving on the Cops for Kids Board and Peoria Heights Leadership Academy Board. He has served on the Peoria Heights CUSD #325 School Board since 2011.
A native of Washington, Illinois, Ahart has been a resident of Peoria Heights for 20 years with his wife Amy. He has five sons and two grandchildren.