Village Administrator


Office of the Administrator


The Village Administrator is the appointed by the Village Board to serve as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Village. The Village Administrator presides over the daily operations and administration of the Village within the guidelines of Village ordinances, policies, and procedures as well as state and federal law, and implements directives from the Board of Trustees.


Administrator's Biography


Cassandra Hiller was appointed as the Village Administrator and began working in December 2023. Prior to coming to the Village of Salem Lakes, Cassandra served as the Assistant County Administrator for Lake County, Illinois, as the City Administrator and Economic Development Director for the City of Brainerd, Minnesota and as the Scientific Policy Advisor to the Governor of North Dakota.  Additionally, she spent 18 years in environmentally focused leadership roles in Agriculture, Water Resources, and Transportation.  Cassandra graduated with a Masters in Public Administration from the University of North Dakota and a Bachelors of Science in Environmental Science from Western Washington University. 


Contact the Village Administrator


The Village Administrator's standard office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday. However, she is often meeting with various individuals and may not always be in the office or near a phone. Though her door is always open, it is best to make an appointment by calling the Village Hall (262) 843-2313 or you may email her directly at