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Posted on: November 3, 2023

Village Clerk Pramod Shah Announces Retirement

Village Clerk Pramod Shah

Skokie Village Clerk Pramod Shah this week announced his retirement from the Skokie Village Board after 14 years of service. Clerk Shah’s final day in office will be January 3, 2024.

Shah has served as Skokie Village Clerk since 2013, and prior to that served four years as Village of Skokie Trustee, from 2009 to 2013.

“On behalf of the Skokie community, I would like to thank Clerk Pramod Shah for more than a decade of dedicated public service as a member of the Skokie Village Board,” said Mayor George Van Dusen. “Pramod embodies the phrase, ‘Skokie Welcomes Everyone,’ and has dedicated his time in office to ensuring that Skokie Village Hall is a welcoming environment offering best-in-class municipal services to all who visit. I wish him the very best in retirement.”

As Village Clerk, Shah has served as the Village’s local election official, overseeing voter registration and election services, as well as public records, passport services, real estate transfer stamp services, public service referrals, temporary handicap parking applications, and more.

Prior to his service with the Village of Skokie, Shah served as Niles Township Collector from 1999 to 2005, when he was elected as Niles Township Trustee. He and his wife, Usha, have raised two sons in Skokie, where they’ve lived for more than 30 years.

Apply to be Village Clerk 

Community members interested in being considered for the position of Village Clerk are encouraged to complete the online application by December 15, 2023. View the job description with position responsibilities.

Upon review of all applications, Mayor Van Dusen and the Board of Trustees will appoint a successor.

The Village Clerk is an elected position that will be up for election in April 2025. More information about the Village Clerk’s Office is available at

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