Monthly Luncheons

Luncheons are free and held on the first Wednesday of each month from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please join us for an interactive discussion on topics of particular interest to women working at all levels of local government.



Libertyville Village Hall

Elk Grove Village Hall

Sikich, LLP Naperville

Livestream the last meeting of the quarter


2019 4th Quarter Topic:  Not Everyone Wants to be a Manager
(bring your own lunch)

Our panel will discuss and answer questions regarding their career paths, what lead them to their current position, and their decision not to pursue the top spot in local government administration.  Please come ready to share your experiences and questions! 

Presenters Include: 

Jenn McMahon, Director of HR, St. Charles                           
Kevin Wachtel, Director of Finance, Villa Park                       
Ellen Baer, Director of Admin. Services, Western Springs     
Denise Burchard, Assistant to the Chair, NIU MPA Dept
Mike Baker, Deputy Village Manager                                        

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, October 2 - Libertyville 

Wednesday, November 6  - Elk Grove Village 


Wednesday, December 4 - Naperville and Via Web

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Center for Governmental Studies

Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL 60115