Board member Danforth represents the 17th District, which includes Island Lake, Lake Barrington, Port Barrington, North Barrington, Barrington Hills, Tower Lakes, Fox River Grove, and portions of Wauconda and Hawthorn Woods. He has been on the board since February 2017, and is currently a member of the Ethics & Oversight, Law & Judicial, and Legislative committees. His main priorities on the board are property tax reform, fiscal accountability, safety and security for our communities and environmental integrity. He has a B.A. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University (1986), and a J.D. from the Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach (1994). He also served as an elected member of the DeKalb County Board from 1984 to 1986.