Sesquicentennial Planning Committee

September 19, 2022 marked the 150th anniversary of Wilmette’s incorporation. In the fall of 2020, the Village created a committee to direct the planning and implementation of the celebration. Click the link below to view highlights from the celebration year. The Sesquicentennial Planning Committee held its final meeting on December 7, 2022.

Wilmette Sesquicentennial Year Celebration


  • John Jacoby, Co-Chair
  • Nancy Canafax, Co-Chair
  • Christopher Canning, Co-Chair
  • Vern Squires, Co-Chair
  • Alice Chow
  • Beth Drucker
  • Kathy Hussey-Arntson
  • Anne Kelly
  • Lisa McDonald
  • George Pearce
  • Alan Swanson
  • Lindsay Thomas
  • Julie Yusim
  • Julie Wolf

Staff Liaison

Lisa Roberts, Assistant Director of Community Development


Agendas & Minutes


This page was updated on 01/05/2023.