Morrissey has served as a Township Trustee since 2012. Prior to that he served on the Elmhurst Public Library Board. He has served as a member and officer of various local veteran’s service organizations. (Morrissey served in Vietnam as an United States Marine.)

He has a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a M.S. from Loyola University Chicago. Morrissey is retired. He had previously worked at Navister, Caterpillar (dealership) and Komatsu Corp.

Morrissey is married to Pamela and has three children (Sam, Christine, and Julia). He has resided in Elmhurst and York Township for the past 40 years.