Susana Mendoza

Comptroller at State of Illinois (United States)

Susana Mendoza

Susana Mendoza

Comptroller at State of Illinois (United States)

Biography

Susana Mendoza was sworn in as City Clerk of Chicago on May 16, 2011 and is the first woman ever elected to the Office of the City Clerk. Before City Clerk, she proudly served six terms as a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 2001 to 2011, representing the 1st District of Illinois - which includes the Chicago communities of Brighton Park, Little Village, Gage Park, and Back of the Yards. As an Illinois State Representative, she has been publicly recognized for her leadership and legislation on social services, education, law enforcement and job creation.
Susana Mendoza graduated from Bolingbrook High School where she earned All-State and All-Midwest honors in varsity soccer. She attended Northeast Missouri State University, (now Truman State University) on a soccer and academic scholarship, earning All-Midwest honors in soccer and a B.A. in Business Administration.

Susana Mendoza was elected as the youngest member of the 92nd General Assembly in 2001. She has proven to be an aggressive leader with her efforts to improve education, public health, public safety and living conditions for the people of Illinois and the community she serves. Rep. Susana Mendoza was also a leading sponsor of HR 1650 which created the panel to impeach former Governor Blagojevich and she served as an active alternate member of the impeachment committee.

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City Clerk at Chicago Office of the City Clerk

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President, Board of Trustees at ENDE MENZER WALSH & QUINN RETIREES' WIDOWS' & CHILDREN'S ASSISTANCE FUND

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Former Director & Secretary at ENDE MENZER WALSH & QUINN RETIREES' WIDOWS' & CHILDREN'S ASSISTANCE FUND

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Former Commissioner at Chicago Fire Department

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Professional at Chicago Park Employees' Annuity & Benefit Fund

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President & Director at Chicago Public Schools - The Chicago Board of Education

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Former Executive Director at The Firemen's Annuity & Benefit Fund of Chicago

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President at Stark County Communications

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President & Chief Executive Officer at Illinois Science & Technology Coalition

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Representative from the 53rd District at Illinois House of Representatives

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Susana Mendoza
Comptroller at State of Illinois (United States)
Education
B.A. in Business Administration
Class of 1994

Truman State University is a public liberal arts and sciences university located in Missouri, United States. It is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. It is located in Kirksville, in the northeastern portion of Missouri. The University is named after President Harry Truman, the only president born in Missouri. Until 1996, the school was known as Northeast Missouri State University, but the Board of Trustees voted to change the school's name to better reflect its statewide mission. In the 2012 U.S. News & World Report College Rankings, Truman again placed eighth in the Midwest among regional universities, the highest ranking in this category for a school in Missouri .

Career History
Representative from the 1st District
2001 - 2011

The Illinois House of Representatives is the lower house of the Illinois General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of Illinois. The body was created by the first Illinois Constitution adopted in 1818. The House consists of 118 representatives elected from individual legislative districts for two-year terms with no limits; redistricted every 10 years, based on the 2010 U.S. census each representative represents approximately 108,734 people. The state legislature has the power to make laws and impeach judges. Lawmakers must be at least 21 years of age and a resident of the district in which they serve for at least two years.

City Clerk
2011 - 2016
Comptroller
2016 - Current

Headed by Gov. Pat Quinn, the State of Illinois gained statehood in December 1818. The state's capital is Springfield. The State of Illinois' government programs round in the fields of agriculture, community development, economy, energy and utilities, environment and natural resources, education, history and culture, data and statistics, transportation, and science and technology.

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Member, Board of Trustees
Prior - 2018

It is the sole purpose of the Ende, Menzer, Walsh & Quinn Retirees' Widows' and Children’s Assistance Fund to provide financial assistance annually to the neediest widows and orphans of members of the Chicago Fire Department from the resources accumulated by the organization.

Chairperson, Board of Trustees
Current
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