Joseph Knopp

Elected Officials
Title: Ward 4 City Council Member
Phone: 630-761-1721
Joe Knopp

I was born and raised just outside of Dayton, OH, where my dad was Fire Chief, and my mom was a police and fire dispatcher.  Both of my parents were paramedics.  After graduating from Wright State University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. I took several jobs in the rubber industry.  I joined Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies as an application engineer in 1991.  My wife, Shelley, and I moved to Batavia in 1996. I am the proud father of a daughter and 2 sons and I have a grandson who keeps me young.


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