John Wasik (District 6)

Lake County Board Member
Current Term: 2018-2022


Mail: 18 North County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office phone: 847-377-2300

District 6

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Board member Wasik represents all of Grayslake and Hainesville, portions of Round Lake Park, Round Lake Beach, and Wildwood.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board District 6 (2018 - present)
  • Lake County Forest Preserves Board (2018 - present)


  • B.A., M.A., University of Illinois at Chicago

Memberships & Other Public Service

  • Co-founder/former president of the Citizens Action Project of Lake County
  • Member, Exchange Club of Grayslake

Lake County Committees

  • Legislative, Chair 
  • Energy and Environment, Vice-Chair
  • Ethics and Oversight 
  • Financial and Administration 
  • Public Works, Planning and Transportation

Forest Preserve District Committees

  • Planning, Chair
  • Finance
  • Rules
  • Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves, Voting Member

Personal & Other Information

  • Environmental steward, musician, avid hiker/bicycle trail rider
  • Small business owner (JK Enterprises), professional speaker, journalist and author of 17 books
  • Resides in Grayslake with his wife and two daughters