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McHenry County seeking qualified applicants for Coroner vacancy

Post Date:04/22/2019 10:53 AM

WOODSTOCK, Ill. – McHenry County Board Chairman Jack Franks, D-Marengo, is seeking qualified residents to apply to succeed McHenry County Coroner Anne Majewski, who resigned from office effective March 23.

State law provides that the McHenry County Board Chairman shall fill the vacancy with the County Board’s advice and consent. Candidates must be age 18 or older, registered to vote in McHenry County, and a Republican. The appointee will serve until the Dec. 1, 2020 expiration of the term.

The Coroner’s Office is responsible for providing the people of McHenry County with a thorough investigation in the event of a death, and ensuring that the facts surrounding the death are as complete as possible. Investigations may include on-scene investigation, autopsy, photography, toxicology testing, entomological study, notification of next of kin, and analysis of personal, medical and psychiatric history;

To apply, qualified candidates should email a resume and cover letter detailing their interest to Franks’ office by Thursday, May 30. Applicants will then be asked to fill out a detailed questionnaire, as well as McHenry County’s statement of economic interests and conflict of interest form.

Submissions can be emailed to, or sent to:


Jack D. Franks

Chairman, McHenry County Board

2200 N. Seminary Ave.

Woodstock, IL 60098

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