Jenny Keigher has served as director of Human Resources for the Town of Normal since 2018. In this role, Keigher leads teams contributing to the success of the Town and its employees through the development, implementation and maintenance of personnel programs, policies, services and activities to attract and retain highly qualified staff.
Keigher joined the Town of Normal in 2007 and, prior to being named director, held positions focusing on benefits coordination, recruitment and personnel management. She believes effectively leveraging employee talent is key to returning dividends to local taxpayers.
Keigher earned both bachelor's and master’s degrees in English from Illinois State University, Normal.
Keigher is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management and Illinois Public Employer Labor Relations Association where she has served on the Membership Committee. She serves as past president of the Greater Illinois chapter of the International Public Managers Association – Human Resources (IPMA-HR), and as vice-chair of the Heartland Healthcare Coalition. She is a 2017 graduate of Leadership McLean County.
Locally, Keigher volunteers as a member of the WGLT Friends Council.
To learn more about Human Resources operations for the Town, check out the What’s Normal Podcast. (note: all podcasts recorded pre-COVID)