Joni was appointed to the City Council in February of 2014 to serve out the term of the previous Ward 5 alderman.
She has lived in Bloomington since 1980 and in Ward 5 since 1995.
Joni attended Illinois State University from 1973 to 1977 and graduated with a B.S. in education.
Previously she worked at Country Companies Insurance, CNA Insurance and School District 87. Since leaving the workforce she has served on the boards of Crossroads Handcrafts, Illinois Prairie Community Foundation, the League of Women Voters of McLean County, the League of Women Voters of Illinois, and the Bloomington Public Library. She is also a U of I extension Master Gardener and an elder in the Presbyterian Church.
Joni and her husband Joe have two grown sons, J.J. and Brian.
Street level ward map
City of Bloomington
ATTN: Joni Painter
109 E. Olive St.
Bloomington, IL 61701