Ann Maine

Ann Maine (District 3)

Lake County Board Member
Current Term: 2022-2026

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 847-857-1732
Mail: 18 N County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085


Board member Maine represents District 3, which includes Green Oaks, Lincolnshire, Mettawa, Riverwoods, and portions of Buffalo Grove, Gurnee, Lake Forest, Libertyville, Mundelein, Vernon Hills and Waukegan. She has been on the board since 2002.

Member Maine is a long-time member of the Stormwater Management Commission and the Lake County Board of Health. Her main priorities are fiscal responsibility, sustainability, preserving a clean, safe water supply, and balancing growth while protecting our natural resources.

She and her husband have four sons and have been residents of Lincolnshire since 1992. She has a B.A. in Biology from Williams College in Massachusetts, and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Rochester, and is an Assistant Professor of Biology at Lake Forest College.

Elected Offices & Appointments

Elected Offices (Current)

  • Lake County Board, Member (2002-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserves, Member (2002-present)

Elected Offices (Previous)

  • Lake County Forest Preserves, President (2010-2018)
  • Village of Lincolnshire, Trustee (1997-2002)

Lake County Committees (Current)

  • Health and Community Services
  • Public Works and Transportation, Vice-Chair

Lake County Committees (Previous)

  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Public Works, Planning and Transportation
  • Rules

Forest Preserve District Committees (Current)

  • Finance
  • Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves
  • Rules

Forest Preserve District Committees (Previous)

  • Diversity and Cultural Awareness
  • Ethics
  • Executive Advisory Committee (2006-2010)
  • Finance and Administration (2002-2006, 2008-2010)
  • Land Preservation and Acquisition, Chair (2002-2010)
  • Legislative, Vice-Chair
  • Operations

Special Appointments & Other Public Service (Current)

  • Board of Health (2009-present)
  • Stormwater Management Commission, District 6 (2002-present)
  • Workforce Development Commission

Special Appointments & Other Public Service (Previous)

  • Central Lake County Joint Action Water Agency (CLC-JAWA, 2006-2010)
  • Clean Water Trust Fund (2002-2003)
  • Friends of Ryerson Board (2002-2016)
  • Gardening with Incarcerated Youth Program, Lincolnshire Garden Club, Founder and volunteer (2004-present)
  • Illinois Task Force on Plastic Bag Recycling (2008-2010)
  • Lake County Minority Affairs (2011-present)
  • Lake County Water Supply Advisory Committee, Policy, Co-Chair (2009-present)
  • Lincolnshire Couple of the Year for Community Service, along with husband (2008)
  • Northeast Illinois Boy Scout Council Chairman, Scouting for Food (2009-2015)
  • Stevenson High School Science Olympiad Coach (2003-present)
  • Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO) Recycling Task Force
  • Waukegan Holy Family Food Pantry Volunteer (1997-2010)