J. D. Ross was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) in March 2008, representing Will County. He serves as the Vice-Chair of the Audit and Finance Committees.
Mr. Ross is the Executive Director of the Will-Grundy Medical Clinic, a non-profit United Way funded agency that provides free health care to the uninsured in Will and Grundy Counties. Prior to that he served as an administrator at Joliet Junior College for almost 32 years, seven of which he was the President.
Mr. Ross is very active in the community serving on the boards of Cornerstone Services, Inc., the Presence St. Joseph Medical Center and the University of St. Francis, where he is the Board Chairperson.