Trustee / Chairperson of Public Works Committee
Katie A. Muellner. Katie is our most recently elected village trustee. She is a lifelong resident, who graduated from River Grove School and East Leyden High School. After high school, she earned an Associate’s Degree from Triton College and a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from Dominican University.
After completing her studies in 1998, she commenced working full-time at Quasthoff’s Flowers, where she had worked part-time for many years while attending school. In addition to Quasthoff’s, Katie worked as a summer laborer with the River Grove Public Works Department (1995 and 1996), and taught religious education at St. Cyprian (1996 to 2002). She also has volunteered as a member of the Village of River Grove Beautification Committee and Tree Board for many years.
In addition her new role of representing the Village of River Grove as a trustee, since 2016, Katie has served as a director and treasurer of the Grand Corridor Chamber of Commerce which is dedicated to improving the commercial and business activities and development in River Grove and its neighboring communities. Katie's experience with operating a business on Grand Avenue and her horticultural background is of great benefit in serving the residents and businesses of the Village and Grand Corridor.
On a personal level, Katie continues to reside in her family's home on Center Street with her son, Sonny, and partner, Phil Suba. She has remained actively engaged with River Grove School and the River Grove Library where her son Sonny and her niece Anna have attended school and have used the extracurricular programs of the school and library.