Jan Churchwell assumed responsibility for the Assessor's Office in August, 2014. She is a resident of Northfield who spent her childhood in Wilmette and has lived in the Township for more than 43 years during her life. An alumna of New Trier Township High School, Jan received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Michigan, attended Northwestern University School of Law and received a Master of Arts in teaching from Emory University. She has 17 years of experience as a real estate agent on the North Shore. Jan enjoys her family and has two children and three grandchildren; her grandchildren live in Winnetka and attend District 36 schools. Jan is an avid bridge player and serves on the Board of Directors for the District Bridge Board as well as the Chicago Unit Board of the American Contract Bridge League and has served as secretary for the Chicago Contract Bridge Association for seven years.