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Sidney Mathias
District 20
Lake County Board  
 


Sidney Mathias, District 20

Address: 18 N. County St., 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office Phone: 847.377.2300
Email: SMathias@lakecountyil.gov

Board member Mathias represents the areas of incorporated and unincorporated areas of Buffalo Grove and Long Grove. He was appointed to the board in 2014 to fill a vacancy. Member Mathias is a former state representative and Village of Buffalo Grove Village President, and a retired attorney. His priorities include the extension of IL Route 53 into Lake County, transportation, economic development and job creation, fiscal responsibility, and innovative, transparent and efficient government management.


Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board Member (2014 – Present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve Commissioner (2014 – Present)
  • State Representative, 53rd District (1999 -2013)
  • Village of Buffalo Grove President (1991 - 1999)
  • Village of Buffalo Grove Trustee (1988 - 1991)

Other Public Service

  • Former Member IL Route 53/120 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council
  • Former member, Buffalo Grove Zoning Board of Appeals (1983 – 1988)
  • Former Vice-Chair of the CATS Council of Mayors
  • Former President of the Northwest Suburban Municipal Conference
  • Former officer for the Lake County Municipal League
  • Former Chairman, North Central Service (Metra) Mayoral Task Force
  • Former Lake County Commissioner, Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission

Civic and Community Service

  • Board Member, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
  • Member, Illinois Child Support Advisory Committee
  • Commissioner, Illinois Holocaust and Genocide Commission
  • Former Board Member, Buffalo Grove Chapter of the American Cancer Society

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Math, Roosevelt University
  • J.D. Law, DePaul University, College of Law

Personal and Other Information

  • Married to Rita for 42 years
  • Two children, seven grandchildren
  • Buffalo Grove resident since 1979

Lake County Committees

Current

  • Public Works and Transportation
  • Revenue, Records and Legislation, Vice-Chair

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