Carole Pankau is John's wife of 48 years. She recently retired from the Illinois General Assembly where she served for 20 years.
Previous to that, she served for 8 years on the DuPage County board and 8 years on the Keenyville School Board. Her degree is in accounting from the University of Illinois. Problem solving on all levels of government, preparation of financial statements, and "other duties as assigned" are Carole's areas of concentration.