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Jane M. Quinlan MMC - Village Clerk

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Length of Residency - 60 years 

Elected to the Village Board - 2005 

Family Information: Married to Walter (Pat), mother of Colleen White (Peter), Walter (Jessica), John (Megan) and Timothy (Ashley); Grandmother of Grace Rita White, Ellie Jane White, Margaret Quinlan White, Peter Michael White, Walter Patrick Quinlan V, Calum Murphy Quinlan, Kade O'Neil Quinlan, Connell Patrick Quinlan, Brady William Quinlan, Luke Joseph Quinlan, and Grey Murphy Quinlan.

Other Civic Involvement: Former Business Manager of World of 2nd City Ltd.; Member of the Marist and Mother McAuley High School Mothers’ Clubs; Little Company of Mary Hospital Volunteer; Irish Children’s Fund and Cerqua-Rivera Dance Company Volunteer; Catholic High School Consultant; Parishioner of St. Catherine of Alexandria; Graduate of St. Catherine of Alexandria Grammar School, Mother McAuley Liberal Arts High School and Southwest School of Business; Member of Women of the Moose Club; Oak Lawn Lions Club; Member of Elks Lodge #2254; Honorary Member of the Oak Lawn Garden Club; Board of Directors of the Oak Lawn Rotary Club; Past Secretary of the Oak Lawn Rotary Club (2015-2016); Member of the Oak Lawn Parks Foundation; Member of Illinois Municipal Clerks Association; Member of International Institute of Municipal Clerks; Past President of the South & West Municipal Clerk’s Association (2014-2016); Past Vice-President of the South & West Municipal Clerk's Association (2012-2014); and Member of the Community Health Partner Committee of the Cook County Department of Public Health.

In 2008, Clerk Jane M. Quinlan became a Registered Municipal Clerk in the State of Illinois.  In 2009, Clerk Quinlan became a Certified Municipal Clerk and in 2014 became a Master Municipal Clerk, both the first in Oak Lawn through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

Village Clerk Duties 
The Village Clerk is elected by the residents of the Village to a four year term. Duties of the Village Clerk include: • Attending all official meetings of the President and Board of Trustees, and preparing the official minutes, subject to the direction and approval of the Board.
• Provide the Village Seal and attest for all ordinances, resolutions, contracts and bonds of the Village, and such licenses, permits and other documents as required.
• Act as the keeper of the Village Seal and affix it on documents whenever required. Give proper notice of meetings as required by statute, ordinance or direction of the Village Board.
• Act as the keeper of all documents belonging to the Village which are not assigned to the custody of some other officer.
• Perform other duties as required by state law and duties delegated by the President and Board of Trustees.

Primary goal as an elected official: Primary goal as an elected official: I am a determined lifelong resident who vows to frequently and clearly communicate the vision and goals of our Village to all of our residents. I will strive to handle the duties of the Clerk’s Office to the best of my ability. 

Phone: 708-499-7738
jquinlan@oaklawn-il.gov

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