Jennifer Banek Sworn In as New Lake County Coroner
December 1, 2020
Newly elected Lake County Coroner Jennifer Banek was sworn into office this morning by 19th Judicial Circuit Chief Judge Diane Winter. Banek, who was elected to her first term, was one of four countywide officials sworn into office today. The others are newly elected Lake County State's Attorney Eric Rinehart, and Lake County Recorder of Deeds Mary Ellen Vanderventer and Lake County Circuit Court Clerk Erin Cartwright Weinstein, who were both re-elected to their positions.
Banek resides in Green Oaks and is a certified registered nurse anesthetist, providing anesthesia to patients in Illinois and Wisconsin in preparation for surgery. For years, Banek has been an active member in the anesthesia field, providing professional guidance and leadership to more than 200 registered nurses in Illinois.