Matthew John Rodriguez


Matthew John Rodriguez                                                            
Schaumburg, IL
Chicago Region PTA, Early Childhood PTA, Illinois Advocates for Children PTA, Illinois PTA, Presidents Club PTA, Nerge PTA, Northwest Cook Region PTA, Wisconsin at Large PTA, Wisconsin Alumni & Community PTA. States: Illinois & Wisconsin

Personal and Professional Information

  • Father of 2 boys and father figure to hundreds
  • Love airplanes & motorcycles
  • Have 5 Businesses
  • Run aircraft maintenance planning dept
  • Live to serve

PTA Involvement

Current service includes:

  • 3rd VP for Nerge PTA
  • VP of Early Childhood PTA
  • President of Illinois Advocates for Children PTA
  • Federal Legislative Chair for Wisconsin PTA
  • Family and Community Engagement Chair for Northwest Cook Region PTA

Previous service includes:

  • 1st Hispanic Illinois State President
  • Juvenile Safety and Protection Director
  • Mead Jr. High PTA President
  • Urban Family and Engagement Initiative
  • Emerging Minority Leadership

Community Involvement

Current service includes:

  • Chair of the Family & Community Engagement for IL Gov P-20 Council
  • Represent PTA in Illinois Attendance Commission
  • Represent PTA in Illinois Balanced Accountability Measure
  • Represent PTA throughout the Illinois School Board of Ed
  • Represent PTA in Voices of Illinois Children

Previous service includes:

  • Mentor and Career Services for the Black Star Project
  • VP of Youth for LULAC 5238
  • Served on 15 Illinois Board of Education committees
  • Illinois Fatherhood Initiative
  • Bilingual Education Advisory Council

Honors and Awards

  • PTA Lifetime Achievement
  • 2016 Illinois Father of the Year
  • 2016 Illinois Latino Legislative Caucus Award for my community service

John Matthew Rodriguez