Dr. Kelley Kalinich was elected as Village Trustee in 2021. Trustee Kalinich is a retired Superintendent of Schools from Kenilworth School District No. 38. She served 33 years as a full-time educator in capacities including Superintendent, Principal, Assistant Principal, Counselor and Teacher. She also currently serves on the Glen Ellyn Library Foundation Board and mentor to the Principal at Providence Englewood Charter School, having previously served as a Board Member. Trustee Kalinich holds a Doctorate in Education from Vanderbilt University, a Master’s in Education from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Vermont. Trustee Kalinich is a lifelong resident of Glen Ellyn and graduate of Glenbard West High School. She lives in town with her two sons.
“My favorite part of Glen Ellyn, hands down, are the people in our community. We are not a perfect bunch, but the people are caring, compassionate and dedicated to looking out for one another and ultimately, striving to make our community one that is inclusive and safe for everyone,” said Kalinich.