Brent Paxton (District 4)

Brent Paxton

Lake County Board Member


Mail: 18 North County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Phone: 847-746-9542
BPaxton@lakecountyil.gov
Board member Paxton represents Winthrop Harbor, Wadsworth, and portions of Zion and Beach Park. He has been on the board since 2000. Board member Paxton has served as the chairman of the Financial and Administrative committee since 2002. His main priorities are fiscal responsibility, roads and infrastructure, and a friendly business climate.
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    10/13/2016 03:26 PM

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    09/15/2016 03:56 PM

  4. District 4 Newsletter

    08/10/2016 07:00 PM

Elected Offices


  • Lake County Board (2000-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve District (2000-present)

Appointed Positions & Community in Involvement


  • Zion Community Action Panel (ZCAP, 2010-present)
  • Public Building Commission (2001-present)
  • NACo Community and Economic Development Steering Committee, Vice-Chair (2009-2013, 2003-2007), Chair (2007-2009), and Member (2000-present)​
  • NACo Community and Economic Development Sub-Committee, Vice-Chair (2002-2003)
  • Jubilee Days Committee (2005-present)
  • Board of Directors of Community Resources for Education and Wellness (CREW, 2001-2012)
  • Downtown Zion Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Board (1994-1999)
  • Board of Directors, Zion Chamber of Commerce (1995-1997)
  • Board of Directors, Professional Division of the Zion Chamber of Commerce (1990-1992)

Education


  • Doctor's degree from National College of Chiropractic (1987)
  • Bachelor of Science, National College of Chiropractic (1985)
  • Pre-Chiropractic courses, College of Lake County (1981-1983)

Lake County Committees


Current

  • Law and Judicial

Previous


  • Financial and Administrative, Chair (2002-2016) and Member (2000-2016)
  • Community and Economic Development, Vice Chair (2002-2004) and Member (2000-2006)
  • Health and Human Services (2000-2002, 2010-2012)
  • Revenue, Records and Legislation (2002-2010)
  • Rules (2002-2010)

Forest Preserve District Committees


Current


  • Legislative (2008-present)

Previous


  • Development and Restoration (2006-2008)
  • Education and Cultural Resources (2000-2006)
  • Revenue Facilities, Chair (2002-2006) and Vice-Chair (2000-2002)
  • Rules (2000-2002)

Personal & Other Information


  • Paxton Chiropractic Center in Zion, Owner (1988-present)
  • Married, three children