Paul Frank

Paul Frank (District 11)

Lake County Board Member
Current Term: 2022-2026

Email: [email protected]
Office phone: 224-707-1101
Mail: 18 N County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085


Board Member Paul Frank represents District 11, which includes Highwood and portions of Highland Park and Lake Forest. He has served on the County Board since 2016. 

His focus on the board has been finding ways to hold the County’s property tax levy flat, investing in green transportation alternatives and green infrastructure and reducing the County’s carbon footprint.

Board member Frank works as a healthcare consultant and lives with his wife Mandi and their two children in Highland Park, where he previously served as a member of the Highland Park City Council. He has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and an M.S. in Public Service Management from DePaul University.

Elected Offices & Appointments

Elected Offices (Current)

  • Lake County Board, Member (2016-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserves, Assistant Treasurer (2022-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserves, Member (2016-present)

Elected Offices (Previous)

  • Councilman, City of Highland Park (2011-2016)
  • Lake County Forest Preserves, Treasurer

Lake County Committees (Current)

  • Financial and Administrative, Chair
  • Planning, Building, Zoning and Environment
  • Rules, Chair
  • Special Committee on ARPA, Chair

Lake County Committees (Previous)

  • Ad Hoc Legislative
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Energy and Environment
  • Ethics and Oversight
  • Health and Community services
  • Law and Judicial
  • Legislative

Forest Preserve District Committees (Current)

  • Ethics, Vice-Chair
  • Finance, Vice-Chair
  • Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves
  • Rules, Vice-Chair

Forest Preserve District Committees (Previous)

  • Planning
  • Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves, Board of Directors

Special Appointments & Other Public Service (Current)

  • Lake Michigan Watershed Ecosystem Partnership, Representative
  • Stormwater Management Commission, District 1