Richard 'Quijas' Brunk

Rock Island County Chairman

Richard 'Quijas' Brunk

Richard Brunk has served on the Rock Island County Board since 2012, representing District 13 (Moline). In his professional career, he works in production for the Kraft Heinz Company. Richard cares deeply about advocating for children and social justice issues. He is also the organizer of an annual event that raises funds for Special Olympics Illinois.

Rock Island County Committee Assignments
• Finance and Personnel (Chair)
• Budget (Chair)
• TIF Joint Review Board (County Representative)
• Youth Service Bureau of Rock Island County (Governing Board)

Community Service
• Lane Evans Legacy Fund, Inc. (Founder and President)
• Rock Island County Police and Fire SALUTE (Organizer)
• Moline LULAC Council 5285 – League of Latin American Citizens

Political Experience
• Forest Preserve Commissioner
• County Board Democratic Ethic Minority Conference (Co-Founder and Chair)
• Precinct Committeeman
• Illinois Law Enforcement Training & Standards Board – Mobile Team Training Unit IV (Past Advisory Board Member)

Professional Affiliations
• Government Finance Officers Association
• Overlook Historic Neighborhood Association
• Moline Preservation Society
• Rock Island County Historical Society
• United Food and Commercial Workers Local 431
• Quad City Federation of Labor