Rockford Township Highway Commissioner

Daniel P. Conness

Highway Commissioner
Email: DanConness@RockfordTownshipil.gov

404 N. Springfield Avenue
Rockford, IL • 61101

Office: (815) 962-7313
Fax:  (815) 962-7350
Office Hours:
Winter M–F 7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Summer T–F 6:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Barry Palm
Deputy Highway Commissioner
Email: BarryPalm@RockfordTownshipil.gov

Barry Palm joined the Rockford Township team in September 2019. With 13+ years as Highway Commissioner in a neighboring township, he has extensive knowledge of road maintenance, equipment, budgets and levies. Barry also has a strong background in managing people and a long history of working with government agencies to promote efficiency and understanding of Township Government. Barry adds a wealth of knowledge and experience to our management team at the Highway Department!


Craig Dhuse
Email: CraigDhuse@RockfordTownshipil.gov

Craig Dhuse has working knowledge of Rockford Township roads. He was promoted to Foreman in April 2020. In addition to 10 years of outside leadership experience, Craig has 7 years of experience operating heavy equipment, snow plowing and overall road maintenance. We welcome Craig’s leadership skills!



Becky Miller
Office Manager
Email: BeckyMiller@rockfordtownshipil.gov

Becky has over 18 years of experience working for a government agency in the accounting office handling a broad range of tasks. Her Many talents and excellent service skills have been a welcome addition to the Rockford Township Highway Department.