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Aaron Lawlor, Chairman
District 18
Lake County Board  
Aaron Lawlor

Aaron Lawlor, District 18
Lake County Board Chairman

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Address: 18 N. County St., 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office Phone: 847.377.2300
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Aaron is the Chairman of the County Board.  He represents Vernon Hills, and Indian Creek, as well as portions of Hawthorn Woods, Long Grove, Mundelein, and unincorporated Lake County.  He has been on the board since 2009 and has served as chairman since 2012. His current term expires in 2016.  His main priorities are fiscal responsibility, transparency, government openness and accessibility, and transportation, including advancing the Route 53 Extension Project.

Watch: Get to Know Aaron Lawlor

In this video, County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor discusses transparency, the budget, investments in infrastructure, and his priorities as Chairman.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board, Chairman (2012-present) and Member (2009-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve District (2009-present)
  • Cook Memorial Public Library District, President (2005-2009) and Trustee (2003-2009)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO), Board of Directors
  • Community Development Commission (2011-present)
  • Friends of Ryerson Woods, Board Liaison (2010-present)
  • Hawthorn District 73 Future Search Strategic Planning Committee (2010)
  • North Suburban Library System Board of Directors (2008-2009)
  • U.S. Congressman Mark Kirk, Deputy District Director (2004-2009)

Lake County Committees


  • Lake County Board, Chairman


  • Health and Community Services, Chair (2010-2012)
  • Finance and Administration (2010-2012)
  • Law and Judicial (2009-2010)
  • Planning, Building and Zoning, Vice-Chair (2009-2010)

Forest Preserve District Committees


  • Ethics, Chair
  • Finance
  • Planning and Restoration, Vice-Chair


  • Facilities
  • Planning and Restoration, Vice-Chair


  • Masters in Business Administration, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
  • Bachelor's degree, Lake Forest College
  • Libertyville High School

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