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Steve Carlson
District 7
Lake County Board  
Steve Carlson

Steve Carlson, District 7

Address: 18 N. County St., 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office Phone: 847.356.4167
Cell Phone: 224.627.0767

Board member Carlson represents portions of Gurnee and Third Lake. He has been on the board since 2002. He currently serves as the chair of the Health and Community Services Committee. He also serves on the Stormwater Management Commission and the Lake County Board of Health. His main priorities are fiscal responsibility, healthcare, jobs and economic development, transportation, environmental protection, and preservation of Lake County’s human and natural history.

Watch: Get to Know Steve Carlson

In this video, County Board Member Steve Carlson discusses his path to the County Board, District 7, and his priorities as a Board Member.

​Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board (2002-present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserve (2002-present)

Memberships and Other Public Service

  • Stormwater Management Commission
  • Grandwood Park Civic Association, President, Vice-President, Sgt. At Arms
  • Illinois Primary Healthcare Association, Director of Physician Recruitment
  • Governor's Council on Graduate Medical Education
  • Albert Schweitzer Urban Fellowship Advisory Committee
  • Chicago Medical School P.A. Program Advisory Committee
  • Illinois Hospital and Health Systems Rural Advisory Committee
  • Lake County Coordinated Transportation Services Board
  • Emergency Food Services Board
  • Bachelor of Arts in History, Western Illinois University, 1971

Lake County Committees


  • Health and Community Services, Chair
  • Finance and Administrative
  • Planning, Building and Zoning


  • Law and Judicial
  • Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Lake County Board of Health, Finance Committee, Chair

Forest Preserve District Committees


  • Finance Committee
  • Development Committee
  • Education, Cultural Resources and Public Affairs
  • Friends of Lake County Discovery Museum, Liaison


  • Planning and Restoration
  • ​Greenbelt Cultural Center Expansion Committee

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