Gina M. Pesko was inducted as Village Clerk on May 6th, 2013 .
A lifelong resident with strong family roots in Elmwood Park, Mrs. Pesko attended Elm School, Elmwood Park High School and Triton College. She has an Associate’s Degree in Radiologic Technology. She previously worked at United Airlines for 11 years in their employee health clinic.
Gina has been married to Chris Pesko for 19 years. He is a Technical Portfolio manager at Aon/Hewitt in Lincolnshire and former Elmwood Park library board trustee.
They have two children at Elmwood Park High School. Her Daughter Sydney, is a senior and her son, Tyler, is a freshman.
Mrs. Pesko has been very involved with the Elmwood and Elm School Parents and Teachers organizations. Pesko served as chairman of Santa’s Workshop and Market Day at Elmwood School for four years. She still collects outside Market Day orders for the Early Childhood Center.
She served as a Girl Scout troop leader and Elmwood School representative to the Elmwood Park/River Grove Girl Scout Council. She has been a parent advocate volunteer for Cochlear Corporation, maker of Cochlear Implants for deaf children and adults. She served as an active member of the Elmwood Park Rush youth football program for seven years.
She is a founding member and former secretary of the Elmwood Park Garden Club, member of the Keep Elmwood Park Beautiful committee as sell as secretary of the Arts and Special Events Commission. She and her family are lifelong parishioners of St. Vincent Ferrer in River Forest.
Her hobbies include gardening, baking and attending her children’s sporting events.