Jessica Buttimer

District 41 School Board Candidate

Making Informed Decisions and Community Connections

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I'm running for re-election to District 41 School Board because I believe in the promise of high-quality public education and value the success of our students, no matter where they begin or the challenges we face.

I've learned that our community wants to invest in students, celebrate strengths, and respectfully collaborate, to support continued excellence in a student-focused, data-driven, and financially sustainable way. Learn More

Meet Jessica


My background in research, experience with Lincoln PTA, PTA Council, 41 Forward, and attendance at School Board meetings since May 2017 have prepared me well to serve District 41.

In the News..

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Endorsed by the Daily Herald in 2019

Daily Herald, 3/14/2019

Buttimer, Hill, and Estes..."a trio of challengers...all of whom could serve capably."

Honored to be endorsed and in such good company with the trio of challengers.

Four Supportive Letters to the Editor

Suburban Life, 3/15/2019

Glen Ellyn residents, Corinna Weckerle, Kate Koppenhoefer, Amy Kalten, and Tiffany Ruddle had each of their letters to the editor featured in My Suburban Life. All four letters share their support for candidates Buttimer, Hill, and Estes.

April, 2019

Buttimer was nominated to be featured in the April issue of Glancer Magazine in a feature article entitled, Women Who Inspire - Modern Women


Ready to Serve

I'm ready to serve D41. Early Voting begins February 23rd in Wheaton and March 20th in Glen Ellyn. Election day is April 4th, 2023!

Education is Not a Partisan Issue

Happy to affirm that education is not a partisan issue. Many thanks to the members who welcomed me at the 2019 Milton Township GOP meeting. I very much enjoyed my discussion with Tim Elliott and appreciated his hospitality.