School Board Members

Glenbard Board of Education

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heimBoard President Richard Heim lives in unincorporated Glen Ellyn and is a former Lombard resident.  He was elected to the board in April 2009 and re-elected in April 2013 and April 2017.  Heim is president of Advocate South Suburban Hospital. 
Heim earned a bachelor’s degree from Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Lewis University in Romeoville.
He and his wife have four children.  Heim is past president of the Glenbard East Athletic Booster Club, Board Member of Midwest Center for Day Surgery in Downers Grove and former Board Member for the Lombard Chamber of Commerce.

Judith WeinstockBoard Vice President Judith Weinstock of Glen Ellyn is a retired Glenbard West English teacher.  She was elected in April 2013 and re-elected in April 2017.  Weinstock earned a bachelor of arts degree in English education and master of education degree in educational administration, supervision and curriculum from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana.
Her son Michael and daughter Rachel attended Glenbard West.
Weinstock is involved with the League of Women Voters.



Jennifer JendrasBoard Parliamentarian Jennifer Jendras of Glen Ellyn is an occupational safety and health specialist with the U.S. Department of Labor O.S.H.A.  Jendras was re-elected in April 2017.
Jendras has a bachelor’s degree in environmental health and safety from Illinois State University and a master of public health degree from Benedictine University. Jendras has three children, two of whom attend Glenbard West.  
She is a co-leader, 4H Club Fantastic Creative Thinkers and member of Lombard Town Center and Lombard Historical Society. Jendras is PTA past president at Glenn Westlake Middle School and past member of
the Village of Lombard Environmental Concerns Committee.

delarosa Board member Margaret DeLaRosa of Glen Ellyn was elected to the board in April 2015. She and her husband Joseph McGuire have one daughter and two sons.
DeLaRosa has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from DePaul University.  She is a business analyst for Icon Information Consultants. 
Prior civic involvement includes: community member for Glenbard District 87 Finance & Facility Committee, Glenbard West Booster board member, president District 41 PTA Council, president Hadley Junior High PTA and president League of Women Voters.


friendBoard member Robert Friend of Lombard was elected to the board in April 2009 and re-elected in April 2013 and April 2017.
Friend is a retired power mechanic with United Parcel Service.  He and his wife Susan have two daughters, who are Glenbard East graduates.
Friend is a member of the Lombard Area Chamber of Commerce and Industry; Tri-Town YMCA Board of Directors and the Men’s Club at First United Methodist Church of Lombard. He is a former member of the Lombard District 44 Board of Education.

MulellerBoard member Martha Mueller of Lombard was elected to the board in April 2015. She is a Glenbard East graduate.
Mueller retired from Illinois Bell Telephone/SBC/AT&T.
Prior civic involvement includes: member of Community Emergency Response Team-CERT, Glenbard East Music and Athletic Boosters, Lombard Lilac Parade Marshall, PTA volunteer and Girl Scout leader.  DuPage County Animal Shelter Foster Care.
Her husband Mark and 2 daughters also graduated from Glenbard East. Her son graduated from Montini Catholic High School.


MireyaVeraWeb12 18 19Board member Mireya Vera of Lombard was appointed to the Board in December 2018 to fill a term that expires in April 2019. She is director of community relations and system director of medical interpreter services with Holy Cross Hospital Sinai Health System. Vera has a bachelor of science degree in secondary education/bilingual education from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a master of health services administration degree from National-Louis University. Vera’s three sons are graduates of Glenbard West. She is a member of the following organizations: Southwest Regional Advisory Board Catholic Charities, Chicago; Healthy Communities Cook County (HC3); Illinois Alliance for Welcoming Healthcare; Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Chicago Advisory Board; International Human Relations; Catholic Charities Latino Advisory Board, Chicago; Cook County Latino Advisory Council; and Strengthening Proviso Students College & Career Readiness Committee.