President 2018/2019

Dean Hardt currently serves as Treasurer for the City of Belleville.  He has lived in the Belleville area over 26 years and is proud to serve the residents of Belleville in this capacity.  Dean believes in community involvement through his membership of the Rotary Club of St. Clair County (West) where he served as President for the 2008-2009 term, the board of directors and the Rotary Club of St. Clair County (West) Foundation board that oversees the annual charity budget and distribution of annual scholarships to local area high school students.  He also volunteers for the Greater Belleville Chamber of Commerce where he serves on multiple committees and has served on its board of directors.  Dean understands the importance of cohesive government and works hard with the city leaders of Belleville to improve services to the residents through technology.  Dean has been a member of the Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association since 2013 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 2015.  He has received the IMTA Certified Illinois Municipal Treasurer accreditation in 2016 and was installed as its president on June 25th for the 2018-2019 term.  He is married to Jennifer for the past 10 years and has three daughters and a son.

President's Message

Thank you to the membership for the honor of serving as president of this organization for the coming year! I will do my best to work hard to move the association forward with the help of the leadership team.

Please join me in the work of the association by participating in committee work, it is both productive and relationship building!

Dean Hardt
IMTA President
Treasurer – City of Belleville


President's Award

Plaque Engravement: In Recognition of Outstanding Leadership and Dedicated Service. The Illinois Municipal Treasurers Association is Forever Grateful.


Michael Peterson

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Alta Long

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Scott Borror

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Gail Valle

Hilton, Chicago IL Richard Barrett Wells Fargo Advisor

Clint Lichtenwalter

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Janice Colvin

Hilton, Springfield IL JoEllen Hickenbottom Eastern IL Univ.
2011/12 Kenneth Robinson Eagle Ridge Resort, Galena IL

Brad Bettenhausen

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Ron Vander Band

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