Ms. Gilbert, a Chicago native, has a Master’s degree in Adult Education from Roosevelt University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Loyola University. With a background in economic development, small business and marketing, Ms. Gilbert has wide-ranging municipal experience including six years as Economic Development Director and TIF Coordinator for the City of Colona; four years as a trustee for the Village of Bishop Hill; and two years as Recording Secretary for United Township High School District. Some of Ms. Gilbert’s professional accomplishments are:
Ms. Gilbert devotes her free time to her husband, daughter, two grandchildren and family remaining in Chicago.
The City Clerk prepares all City Council meeting agendas, packets and minutes. The City Clerk signs and affixes the City seal to all City Ordinances, Resolutions and other official documents.
Often the public’s first contact with the City of Rock Island, Ms. Gilbert as City Clerk strives to provide excellent customer service to the residents of Rock Island.