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Downers Grove Grade School District 58 is governed by a seven-member Board of Education who are elected at large to serve four-year, overlapping terms of office. The purpose of the board is to set and monitor the school district budget, review and amend district policies and hire the district superintendent.


Mr. Doug Purcell

Ms. Elizabeth Sigale
Vice President


Mr. Gregory Harris


Mr. Darren Hughes


Mr. John Miller


Ms. Jill Samonte

Kirat DoshiMr. Kirat Doshi   *kdoshi@dg58.org



Ms. Melissa Jerves – Board Secretary 630-719-5803

*Communications Between the Public and Individual Board Members

Any email, facsimile or written communication from a member of the public which is addressed to a board member in his/her capacity as a board member shall be shared with all members of the Board through the Board Secretary. (Policy #8255)

Board of Education overview brochure

Reception of Visitors Guidelines

Board Training Completed (As of August 2018)