Jennifer Merck (BA)
Current Title: Board Member
Current Employer: All Souls Anglican Church
District 200 Students: 2015 graduate of Wheaton North, sophomore at Wheaton North, 8th grader at Franklin Middle School, all 3 children attended Hawthorne Elementary School.
Community & Service Experience:
– 25 years of experience in social work and church administration,
– 12 years of experience in PTA leadership
Jennifer Merck, of Wheaton, has 14 years of social work experience in Adult Protective Services. Early in her career, she was a caseworker, and then administered Illinois’ Elder Abuse Program for Suburban Cook County, providing support to investigators and caseworkers, as well as training for first responders and mandated reporters. For the past 11 years, Jennifer has served as Parish Administrator and Director of Children’s Ministries at All Souls Anglican Church in Wheaton, focusing especially on communication within the parish. Jennifer holds a BA in Sociology from Wheaton College. Both of her parents were teachers, and she is personally committed to the local improvement of public education. Jennifer lived in Wheaton with her husband, Hal, for the past 23 years. They have a 2015 graduate of Wheaton North High School, a sophomore at Wheaton North, and an 8th grader at Franklin Middle School. Jennifer has served for the past 12 years on PTA Executive Committees at Hawthorne Elementary and Franklin Middle School.