Gayle Smolinski has resided in DuPage County for nearly four decades and has served on The Hundred Club of DuPage County’s Board of Directors since December 2010. She graduated from Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1974, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism/public relations.

In 1986, she began a distinguished career in public service in winning election as Trustee for the Village of Roselle. In 1993, the people of Roselle elected her to serve as mayor, an office she still holds today.

Mayor Smolinski is a member and past president of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, and is a member and past president of the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference. She sits on the executive board of both groups. Additionally, she is an executive council member of Chicago Metropolis Strategies and is a director at Schaumburg Bank and Trust.

Her service to the community also includes membership in the Roselle Chamber of Commerce, the American Legion Women’s Auxiliary and as a member of the advisory board of Stepping Stones, an organization that helps women of domestic violence.