Governor Bruce Rauner will appoint Jean Bohnhoff as the Director of the Illinois Department on Aging. She has served on the Effingham City/County Committee on Aging and will bring tremendous experience to this position.
In her current role, Bohnhoff oversees the day-to-day operations of the Effingham City/County Committee on Aging, which manages five offices and spans nine counties. The committee provides programs and services to seniors 60 years of age and older, and individuals with disabilities. Previously, she served as an associate manager of sales administration for Yellow Book USA and a dealer services coordinator for Nova Solutions.
Bohnhoff is an active community member, dedicating her free time to many boards, commissions and clubs including the Effingham County Chamber, the Effingham County Youth Commission, the Effingham County United Way, and the Dieterich Women’s Club, as well as 12 years of service to the Dieterich Unit #30 School District. She also volunteers for Meals on Wheels, the Special Olympics, and is a past Girl Scout troop leader.
Bohnhoff received a bachelor’s degree from Simon Fraser University in business administration. She lives in Dieterich.