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Susan Janowiak
Susan Janowiak
Village Trustee

12 South Center Street
Bensenville, IL  60106

Ph: (630) 306-9258
Fx: (630) 594-1105

Susan Janowiak has been a Bensenville resident since 1974. Susan served as Village Clerk for the two years prior to her role as Trustee. She and her husband Greg, have owned and operated Sign Works, a successful graphics arts and sign production business in Bensenville for over 38 years. 

As the mother of two children, Brandon and Nick, who attended Bensenville schools, Sue was active in the PTA and served as a Board Member for over 10 years and also as President. 

A parishioner at St. Alexis, Sue has been preparing second graders for their first communion as a Catholic Catechist Doctrine, CCD, teacher for 25 years. 

Always active in our community, Sue was a lifeguard and manager at the Bensenville Water Park. Her interest led her to be elected to the Bensenville Park Board of Commissioners, where she served for over 12 years. 

As President of the Bensenville Park Board, Sue oversaw the development and construction of Redmond Park in cooperation with the DuPage County Forest Preserve and the Village of Bensenville. 

One of Bensenville’s’ greatest historic and educational assets, Fischer Farm, site of the oldest land grant in DuPage County was acquired while Sue was serving as President. 

Understanding the need for all taxing bodies to work together for the betterment of our citizens, Sue helped create BIG, the Bensenville Intergovernmental Board. 

She also served as Chairperson of the Bensenville Historical Society Civil War Days, Committee Chairperson for the Bensenville Community Grant Program and was an early and active advocate for the America 2000 School Initiative.