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Carol Calabresa, Vice-Chair
District 15
Lake County Board  
Carol Calabresa

Carol Calabresa, District 15
Lake County Board Vice-Chair

Address: 18 N. County St., 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office Phone: 847.362.3993
Cell Phone: 847.502.3993

Board member Calabresa represents Libertyville and portions of Mundelein. She has been on the board since 1986. She currently serves as vice-chair of the County Board and chair of the Rules Committee. Her main priorities are fiscal responsibility, transportation, and balanced growth.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board, Vice-Chairman (2012-present) and Member (1986-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserves (1986-present, past President)

Present and Past Political Experience

  • Lake County Domestic Violence Council (1994-present)
  • Winchester House Advisory Board (2008)
  • Lake County Board of Health
  • Lake County Community Development Commission (1998-present)
  • Indian Creek Advisory Board
  • Stevenson House Advisory Board
  • Greenbelt Advisory Board
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  • rmwater Management Commission, Alternate
  • Lake County Board Rules Committee
  • Forest Preserves Land Preservation and Acquisition Committee
  • Forest Preserves Education, Cultural Resources and Public Information Committee
  • Libertyville Township Open Space District (1984-1986)
  • Past Chairman of U.S. Congressman Kirk's Environmental Advisory Committee
  • Illinois Prairie Conservancy Board
  • Elawa ​Farm Board
  • Republicans for Environmental Protection Board of Director​


  • Bachelor degree in Political Science, University of Wisconsin

Personal and Other Information

  • Married 47 years, three children, four grandchildren
  • Libertyville resident for 37 years

Lake County Committees


  • Law and Judicial
  • Health and Community Services
  • Rules, Chair
  • Cultural Diversity (Ad-Hoc)


  • Financial and Administrative
  • Law and Judicial, Vice-Chair

Forest Preserve Committees 

  • Forest Preserve Board, Assistant Treasurer
  • Land Preservation and Acquisition Committee, Vice-Chair
  • Planning and Restoration Committee
  • Greenbelt Cultural Center Expansion Committee
  • Forest Preserves Executive Advisory Committee

Memberships and Other Public Service

  • Safe Place Advisory Board (1997-present)
  • Republican Precinct Committeeman (1990-present)
  • Junior Women's Club, Libertyville (1979-present)
  • Civic Center Foundation Member (1983-1984)
  • Friends of the Lake County Museum
  • Libertyville Civic Center Board
  • Rockland Family Association, Co-President
  • Libertyville High School Impact Fee Committee
  • Lake County Opioid Initiative (2013-Present)

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