Elaine E. Simpson

Village Clerk
Title: Village Clerk
Phone: 847-499-9231
Elaine Simpson

About the Clerk
  • Length of service: Elected as Village Clerk in 1997
  • Birthplace: Chicago
  • Family: My late husband Bill, four daughters, 1 granddaughter and 3 grandsons
  • Occupation: Manager of the Account Maintenance Department for a catalog company
  • I’ve lived in Wheeling: Since 1975
  • I ran for public office to: Serve the Village
  • My political aspiration is to: Continue being the Village Clerk. I enjoy doing what I am doing
  • The accomplishment I’m most proud of: My daughters and grandchildren
  • The thing I like best about Wheeling is: The diversity
  • My favorite place in Wheeling is: My neighborhood
  • My idea of a great day is: Helping others, being with family and friends
  • Three words that best describe me are: Giving, caring, responsible
  • People who knew me in high school would be surprised to know: I want to be involved in politics
  • I belong to: St. Joseph the Worker Church, Wheeling Historical Society, Wheeling Garden Club, Republican Women's Club and the 10th Congressional Republican Women's Club
  • My favorite charities are: American Cancer Society, Environment and Animal Rights Charities
  • People who know me well say I’m: Outgoing, giving
  • The last good book I read was: A murder mystery
  • Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, reading mystery novels and experimenting with cooking
  • In the next ten years: I see Wheeling as the place to be. I feel confident that once the town center starts being built and we recruit more retail and entertainment, this will be the place to live
  • My biggest influence in my life: My best friend and husband, Bill
  • My favorite quotation is: "Treat others as you would like to be treated." This fits in everything you do in your daily life

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