Peggy J. Danhof, President

Phone: (630) 972-1533

E-mail: pjdanhof [at]

Address: 699 Chesapeake Drive, Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Occupation: Retired Teacher - Valley View School District 365U

Positions held on the board: Library Board President; Member, New Building Committee; Chair: Art Committee; Member: Personnel Committee; Member: Policy revision Committee

Number of years on the board: 1984-88, 1998-Present

Library Liaisons: New Building, Art, Personnel, Policy Revision

State, Regional, National: Past President of ALA/ALTAFF (American Library Association/Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations); Past Chair and Member: ALTAFF Nomination Committee and ALTAFF Awards Committee; Chair: ALTAFF Leadership Orientation Committee; Chair: ALTAFF Ethics Policy Revision Committee; Former Member: ALA Advocacy Committee; Member: ALA/APA Library Support Staff Certification Review Committee; Member: Ethnic & Mulitcultural Information Exchange Roundtable (EMIERT); Past President: Illinois Library Association Trustee Forum; Member: ILA 2012 Conference Committee.

Other Information:

  • Bolingbrook resident for over 39 years
  • Married to Chuck
  • One child, one grandchild
  • Retired Romeoville High School Social Studies Teacher
  • Currently Adjunct Professor of History Education with Illinois State University - Student Teacher Supervision and Evaluation
  • Outstanding Female Citizen of Bolingbrook 1998
  • Current Vice President, Community Service Council
  • Member: Distinguished Young Woman/Jr. Miss Planning Committee
  • Grand Marshall of the Bolingbrook Pathways Parade: 2007
  • American Library Association Outstanding Trustee of the Year/Trustee Citation: 2010
  • Illinois Library Association Outstanding Trustee of the Year: 2010
  • 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award: Bolingbrook Chamber of Commerce
  • Loves to read, volunteer, and is a strong advocate for lifelong learning
  • Believes in the value of libraries in our world today