DLPOA President since 2005 and Board Member since 2004 How long have you lived on Dunlap Lake? Since 2001.
Where do you work? President and Publisher of the Illinois Business Journal
What’s your favorite thing about living here? Living on Dunlap Lake is having a home and a weekend getaway in one.
What’s something about you that people may not know? I started out as a high school social studies teacher and worked for 25 years in community and economic development.
If you could have dinner with any two people (living or dead), who would they be? Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt
Hobbies, sports or anything that brings joy and contentment to life? Friends, family, Dunlap Lake and golf
Spouse or family you want me to recognize/mention? My wife, Barbara Freeland
Our Fish and Wildlife Chairman, Walter Heck, reports that the lake was stocked in November by Logan Hollow Fish Farm. There were 1,356 fish set loose in Dunlap Lake:
|Channel Catfish||8-10 Inches||200|
|Hybrid Striped Bass||6-8 Inches||570|
|February 1985 - Dunlap Lake Association started a newsletter so all association members would be better informed. That’s 30 years of “Dunlap Days” news.|
The Board has hired C. Green & Associates, Inc., owned by Carolyn Green, to serve as Association Manager. A job description can be viewed by clicking here. Carolyn first started working for the Association as administrative coordinator in the Fall of 2007.
The monthly Association board meeting will be at 7 pm Monday at 840 East Lake Drive. Look for agendas which will be posted in white boxes at each entrance to the subdivision on Saturday or download the January 19 Agenda.
DLPOA Board member since March 2014
How long have you lived in Dunlap Lake? One year.
What’s your favorite thing about living here? The wooded setting, set off by the calming view of the lake.
What inspired you to live here in the first place? Love the neighborhood and setting.
What’s something about you that people may not know? I walk my dog, Lola, twice a day for several miles, but not by choice!
Is there something you want people to know? I’ve been a firefighter/medic for 33 years (first 29 in Collinsville) and fire chief in Edwardsville for the last four years; my wife, Kim, has worked for Washington University in various capacities for more than 20 years; we have three grown children (Matt, Jill and Ben) and one granddaughter (Adelaide Gray Welle). Also, I’m one of 13 children born to Robert and Lois Welle.
Who would play you in a movie about your life? Tom Hanks?
If you could have dinner with any two people (living or dead), who would they be? Abraham Lincoln and John Wilkes Booth (to see if I could help hammer out their differences).
Hobbies, sports or anything that brings joy and contentment to life? I love to do woodworking when I get the opportunity; also enjoy home remodeling, anything that involves working with my hands
Anything we’ve missed? Smoke detectors save lives!