Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series
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Coleen Magnussen
Class of 2014

Coleen MagnussenColeen Magnussen is currently serving her second term as Chairwoman of the Stark County Board. Coleen was first elected to the Stark County Board in November 2010. In December 2012 she was appointed to the position of Chairwoman by the eight member board and re-appointed to that position in December 2014.

Coleen has also served her community by being Vice-President of the Wyoming Ambulance Board from September 2007 to November 2013. Coleen serves as a Republican Precinct Committee Person. She has held that position since March 2004. In March 2006 she was chosen to be the Secretary/Treasurer of the Stark County Republican Central Committee. Coleen is a 2014 graduate of the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series and was appointed to the board of this Series in February of 2015.

With just a few years experience in the banking and accounting industries, Coleen has worked the majority of her career in the Healthcare Field as a Registered Nurse. She currently works at Unity Point Health at Methodist in Peoria, IL in the Home Care Department. Coleen has a Bachelors Degree in Nursing from Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing in Peoria, IL and a Bachelors Degree in Finance from Illinois State University in Normal, IL.

Coleen resides with her husband Tom and their three children Marissa, Maranda, and Marc in Wyoming, IL. Her family and career keep her very busy, but Coleen enjoys committing the time to serve her community through Public Service.