Wells, a Phoenix resident, was appointed to the SSC Board of Trustees in 2001. He was elected Chairman of the Board on January 20, 2022, succeeding Frank M. Zuccarelli. His goal is to continue the growth of SSC programs, expand educational access in the community, and realize the completion of the historic Allied Health & Nursing Center project initiated by Zuccarelli.
Married with two children, Chairman Wells serves as President of the Village of Phoenix, a position he has held since 1993. He is also a retired history teacher of Thornton High School. In addition to his other roles, Wells has served as past President of the South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association.
As per IL Public Act 099-0692, Wells successfully completed Trustee Leadership Training – February 18, 2022.