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Aaron Lawlor, Chairman
District 18
Lake County Board  
Aaron Lawlor

Aaron Lawlor, District 18
Lake County Board Chairman

Address: 18 N. County St., 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office Phone: 847.377.2300
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Aaron is the Chairman of the County Board.  He represents Vernon Hills, and Indian Creek, as well as portions of Hawthorn Woods, Long Grove, Mundelein, and unincorporated Lake County.  He has been on the board since 2009 and has served as chairman since 2012. His main priorities are fiscal responsibility, transparency, government openness and accessibility, and transportation, including advancing the Route 53 Extension Project.

Watch: Get to Know Aaron Lawlor

In this video, County Board Chairman Aaron Lawlor discusses transparency, the budget, investments in infrastructure, and his priorities as Chairman.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board, Chairman (2012-present) and Member (2009-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve District (2009-present)
  • Cook Memorial Public Library District, President (2005-2009) and Trustee (2003-2009)

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Lake County Partners, Board of Governors and Operations Committee
  • Lake County Transportation Alliance, Board & Executive Committee
  • Chair, Lake County Navy League Annual Awards Dinner (2015)
  • Honorary Chair, Lake County Center for Independent Living Gala, (2014)
  • Vice-Chair, Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) MPO Policy Committee (2013-present)
  • Route 53 Blue Ribbon Advisory Council (BRAC), Co-Chair (2012-present)
  • Route 53 Land Use Planning Committee, Co-Chair (2013-present)
  • Solid Waste Agency of Lake County (SWALCO), Board of Directors (2010-2012)
  • Community Development Commission (2011-2012), Ex-Officio (2012-present)
  • Friends of Ryerson Woods, Board Liaison (2010-present)
  • Hawthorn District 73 Future Search Strategic Planning Committee (2010)
  • North Suburban Library System Board of Directors (2008-2009)
  • Office of Congressman Mark Kirk, Deputy District Director
  • Kirk for Congress, Political Director
  • Kirk for Senate, Coalitions Director
  • Program Manager, Government & Community Affairs, Office of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka

Lake County Committees


  • Lake County Board (2009-present), Chairman (2012-present)


  • Health and Community Services, Chair (2010-2012)
  • Finance and Administration (2010-2012)
  • Law and Judicial (2009-2010)
  • Planning, Building and Zoning, Vice-Chair (2009-2010)

Forest Preserve District Committees


  • Finance


  • Ethics, Chair
  • Facilities


  • Masters in Business Administration, Lake Forest Graduate School of Management
  • Bachelor's degree, Lake Forest College
  • Libertyville High School

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