April 6, 2021 Consolidated Election information
The Glenbard Township High School District 87 Board of Education will have four full-term positions available in April 2021. Candidates seeking information should contact the DuPage County Election Division at 630-407-5600 or 421 N. County Farm Road in Wheaton. Information also is available here. Qualifications include: U.S. citizen; 18 years of age; registered voter. (10 ILCS 5/3-1) You must be a resident of the territory of the district for at least one year immediately preceding this election. (105 ILCS 5/10-3, 5/10-10)
Board member nominating papers must be filed with the DuPage County Election Division beginning Monday, Dec. 14, 2020. The filing period ends on Monday, Dec. 21, 2020.
Glenbard Board of Education
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Board 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.
Board Vice President 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, one who attends Glenbard West and two of whom are Glenbard West alumni. 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.
Board member Margaret DeLaRosa of Glen Ellyn was elected to the board in April 2015 and re-elected in April 2019. She and her husband have three children, all graduates of Glenbard West. DeLaRosa has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from DePaul University. She is a business analyst for a global consulting firm. Prior civic engagement includes: community member for Glenbard District 87 Finance & Facility Committee, Glenbard West Booster board member, president of Glen Ellyn School District 41 PTA Council, president of Hadley Junior High PTA and president of League of Women Voters.
Board Parliamentarian 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.
Board member Martha Mueller of Lombard was elected to the board in April 2015 and re-elected in April 2019. She is a Glenbard East graduate. Mueller works for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and is 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 two daughters also graduated from Glenbard East. Her son graduated from Montini Catholic High School.
Board member Mireya Vera of Lombard was appointed to the Board in December 2018 to fill a term that expired in April 2019 and was re-appointed to fill a term that expires in April 2021. 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.
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Glen Ellyn, IL 60137