We Are Whitehouse – Chatting with Deputy Chief Allan Baer of the Whitehouse Police DepartmentSeptember 1, 2021
Whitehouse 9/11 Memorial CeremonySeptember 11, 2021
Give us a quick introduction. When did you start working for Whitehouse and what does your job entail?
Started Dec.3, 2018, as the Administrative Office Assistant, providing customer service for the Village Office. I recently acquired the Zoning Clerk position, which issues zoning permits among other things.
Where might we see you around the Village?
At Village Hall. I am the face that greets you when you walk in the door. You will also find me at various Anthony Wayne school events, out walking the trail or at local restaurants.
Do you have any family members or pets?
Dog, Lia – Shih Tzu/Maltese.
Grand Dog, Finley – Great Pyrenees.
What is one of your all-time favorite movies?
Steel Magnolias or A Christmas Story.
What about a favorite musical artist/band/genre?
I enjoy a lot of different genres of music. Top 3 would be County, Classic Rock & Pop.
What is something you get to witness within your job that others might not normally get to see or might be unaware of?
I get to see all the inner workings of the Village. Being on the customer service side of things requires information from Maintenance, Police & Fire departments. It takes a lot to run a Village!
Favorite location/spot in the Whitehouse area?
Wabash Cannonball Trail. The Trail connects you to a lot of great spots in the Village.
Tell us about a unique or surprise talent you possess.
I started taking guitar lessons a few years ago. I played the French horn in middle school & then switched to trumpet.
You can take a trip to anywhere in the world – where do you go?
Europe. I love history and architecture, so would love to explore that part of the world & different cultures.
Favorite season/time of the year?
Fall – I love the weather, going to football games, pumpkin spice coffee, leaves changing color.
Can you leave us with a fun fact or a piece of advice?
My grandmother’s uncle was the first superintendent of the Anthony Wayne School System when it was formed in 1950.