Teschky brings a long and distinguished record of Republican leadership to the race. As an elected official, she has served as Maine Township’s Supervisor since 2007 having been re-elected twice in 2009 and 2013 respectively. Previous to Supervisor, she served as a Township Trustee beginning in 1989 and up to her selection as Supervisor in 2007. Her strong fiscal record of leadership on the township board includes producing balanced budgets every year, cutting the township tax levy by 25% and maintaining zero debt for the township. Also, Teschky currently serves as President of the Township Officials of Cook County.
For the past 30 years, she has served as a precinct captain in the Maine Township Republican Party and has held several leadership positions including Committeewoman, President and Area Chairman. She’s been an active member for over 30 years and a Past President in the Maine Township Republican Women’s Club as well as a member of the Park Ridge Republican Women’s Club for more than 20 years.
In 2002, she was recognized as ‘GOP Woman of the Year’ by the Maine Township Republican Women’s Club. Teschky's candidacy for Committeeman has already received widespread support from a host of elected officials and local leaders.Those supporting her candidacy to date include:
§ Maine Township Clerk Gary K. Warner, Park Ridge
§ Maine Township Assessor Tom Rueckert, Glenview
§ Highway Commissioner Robert Provenzano, Des Plaines
§ Maine Township Trustee Walter Kazmierczak, Park Ridge
§ Maine Township Trustee Laura Morask, Park Ridge
§ Maine Township Trustee Susan Moylan Krey, Des Plaines
§ Maine Township Trustee Peter Gialamas, Des Plaines
§ State Representative Michael McAuliffe
§ Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth “Liz” Doody Gorman
§ Cook County Commissioner Peter Silvestri
§ Alderman James Smith, Park Ridge
§ Alderman John Robinson, Des Plaines
§ Committeeman Rosemary Mulligan, Des Plaines
§ Former State Senator Dave Sullivan, Park Ridge
§ Former Supervisor Bob Dudycz, Niles
§ Jeanne Dietsch, Park Ridge
“As Committeeman, I will focus my efforts on leading a Republican Party that will be inclusive and broad-based in both its membership and activities. I will also continue to champion strong fiscal policies for all levels of government and promote initiatives that will help strengthen our economy and create jobs,” stated Supervisor Carol Teschky.
Carol Teschky and her husband, John, have been residents of Maine Township’s Glenview area for the past 45 years. Together, they have three grown children and three grandchildren.