Rev. Dr. Janette C Wilson
The Maple Park Community Association officially welcomes Rev. Dr. Janette C Wilson to our community the new Pastor of the Maple Park United Methodist Church. She served as Senior Advisor to Rev. Jesse L Jackson, Sr. National President Of RainbowPush Inc., and Special Assistant to the Chief Administrative Officer of the Chicago Public Schools. She and her husband founded the Wilson, Howard P.C Law inc in which she served as a criminal defense attorney. After leaving private practice she served as Full time Assistant General Counsel to Rev. Jesse L Jackson and ultimately Push’s National Director. She also served as General counsel for Chicago State University and special Counsel to Mayor Eugene Sawyer. She is a member of Cook County bar Association and formed the Interfaith Lawyers Committee of the Chicago Bar Association. She has lectured on a number of subjects in the area of civil rights, Affirmative Action and School Law. She has been an adjunct Professor at a number of seminaries and Universities teaching courses in Marketing , Business Law , Church Ethics, and Church Administration. She hold a B. A in Chemistry , Master in Environmental Science, J. D and Doctor of Divinity and admitted to the Federal Trial Bar and the US Tax Court and the US District Court. She was appointed by late US Representative Charles Hayes to represent the 1st Congressional District of Illinois at the White House Conference on small business and International Trade Conference. When asked what could we do to improve the condition of our community she stated that the men in the community are going to have to lead the charge for reform, we are truly blessed to have Dr. Wilson serving our community and looking forward to assisting her in any way possible she also stated that she need men in her church to move her agenda forward and looking to do great things while she is here, To The All Wise God Be The Glory.