Craig Taylor (District 19)

Lake County Board Member
Current Term: 2018-2022

Craig Taylor D19

Mail: 18 North County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office phone: 224-805-6027

District 19

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Board member Taylor represents the 19th District, which includes Lake Zurich, Barrington, Deer Park, Kildeer, and portions of Long Grove. He has been on the board since 2009. He currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Ethics & Oversight Committee and as a member of the Financial & Administrative committee. His main priorities are transportation, fiscal responsibility, and transparency. He is a long-time resident of Lake Zurich, where he and his wife Pam raised three children, now all adults. He is retired from United Airlines, where he worked in management for 40 years.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board (2009-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve (2009-present)
  • Village of Lake Zurich, Trustee (2001-2009, 2 terms)

Lake County Committees


  • Ethics and Oversight, Vice-Chair
  • Financial and Administrative


  • Public Works and Transportation, Vice-Chair
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Ethics and Oversight
  • Planning, Building and Zoning
  • Public Works, Planning and Transportation
  • Revenue, Records and Legislation
  • Rules

Forest Preserve District Committees


  • Assistant Treasurer of the Lake County Forest Preserves
  • Operations
  • Rules


  • Diversity and Cultural Awareness
  • Planning
  • Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserve District, Voting Member

Special Appointments & Other Public Service

  • Lake County Public Housing Commission
  • Lake County Stormwater Management Commission, Chairman
  • Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (2001-2007)
  • Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) (2001-2007)
  • Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency (JAWA) (2010-2015)
  • Homeowners' Association, President (1976-present)
  • Lake Zurich/Nittenau, Germany, Sister Cities Partnership, founding member (1999-present)
  • Lake Zurich Public Works, Chairman (2001-2005, 2006)
  • Lake Zurich Public Safety, Chairman (2006) and Member (2001-2005)
  • Lake Zurich Planning & Development (2005-2009)
  • Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (2003-present)
  • Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Governmental Affairs Committee (2007-present)