Meet the Board


The Bensenville Community Public Library’s Board of Trustees meets the fourth Monday of every month (except in May) at 7:30 p.m. in the Library’s Board Room. Agendas for upcoming meetings are posted at: https://benlib.org/board-agenda/. Minutes from past meetings are posted at: https://benlib.org/board-minutes/.


Linda Weiss, President | lweiss@benlib.org

  • Linda Weiss is a retired library director, living in Bensenville with her husband Nick for the last 28 years. They have four grown children, eleven grand children, and three great grandchildren, and they are all readers! Linda believes that the library is and should remain a vibrant part of the community and she considers it an honor and privilege to serve on the Library Board for another six year term.

Kathleen “Kathy” Quinn, Vice President | kquinn@benlib.org

Susan Earley, Treasurer | searley@benlib.org

  • Susan Earley, a Data Architect who has lived in Bensenville for 16 years with husband and two children, has prior experience on non-profit boards, both as director and as Treasurer. She has over 25 years of experience in Computers and data management, is a published editor and writer of technical instructions for data management and non-profit finances. Her goals are to increase the use of the Library’s resources, and expand the resources for audio and computer services, especially for those who cannot make good use of print media.

Tina Lux, Secretary | tlux@benlib.org

  • Tina Lux is a Special Education teacher who holds a Masters of Educational Administration.  She has lived in Bensenville for 18 years. Tina is a voracious reader who uses the library’s facilities and resources weekly with her husband, and two children by checking out materials and attending programs and activities.  Tina appreciates and supports the mission of the library to provide access to all information to all patrons.

Dr. Consuelo Cabral-Marquez | ccabralmarquez@benlib.org

  • Consuelo Cabral-Marquez, a former teacher and university instructor, has resided in Bensenville for nearly 40 years. She currently occupies her time volunteering in non-profit organizations. Consuelo is an avid reader, who feels at home in the library. She is committed to the mission of making the library a “dynamic center for learning, discovering, and connecting.”

Dr. Ciuinal Lewis | clewis@benlib.org

  • Dr. Ciuinal Jones Lewis is an experienced executive with a demonstrated history of leading in the behavioral health and education management industries. Skilled in nonprofit organizational management, budgeting, resource development and program evaluation. She holds a Masters in Community Health Education and a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in Community Psychology. Dr. Lewis has lived in the area with her family for 11 years and views the library system as an essential part of any healthy community.

Mandi Zalewski | mzalewski@benlib.org

  • Mandi Zalewski is a 17 year resident of Bensenville with her husband and 2 sons, and works in the transportation industry. She enjoys helping the library serve as an integral part of our community through programming and resources and is a big fan of the monthly trivia nights.

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