Richard "Quijas" Brunk

First Vice President


Richard Brunk was first elected to the Rock Island County Board in 2012 and has served as board chairman since December 2018. He is past chair of the Finance and Personnel, Budget, and Governmental Affairs Committees. He has also served as County Board vice chairman. Richard graduated from Moline High School and attended Blackhawk College. He works in Continuous Improvement for the Kraft Heinz Company.

Rock Island County Committee Assignments
• Ex Officio Member of all Board Committees
• Bi-State Regional Commission
• Bi-State Transportation Policy Committee
• Rock Island Arsenal Defense Alliance
• Western Illinois University Quad Cities Planning and Advisory Committee
• Primary Chief Elected Officials, Rock Island Tri County Consortium (American Job Center)

Professional Affiliations
• League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
• Rock Island County Historial Society

Community Service
• Prevention First: Alcohol Policy Resource Center (Advisory Council)
• Special Olympics Illinois (Supporter)
• Overlook Historic Neighborhood Association (Charter Member)
• Forest Preserve District of Rock Island County (Commissioner)