Paul Frank (District 11)

Lake County Board Member
Current Term: 2018-2022


Mail: 18 North County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office phone: 224-707-1101


District 11

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Board member Frank represents the majority of Highland Park, all of Highwood and a portion of Deerfield.  He has been on the board since 2016. His main priorities are improving the County's economic development policies, transparency, local government efficiency, environmental sustainability and access to healthcare. 

Frank and his wife Mandi live in Highland Park with their two children.  As City Councilman he helped lead the re-design of the City's economic development policies which helped retain high end auto dealerships and contributed to the recent re-development of the City's 41 North business corridor. Frank also sponsored an ordinance that improved the city's ethics and transparency rules.

Elected Offices

  • Lake County Board, 2016 - present
  • Councilman, City of Highland Park (2011 - 2016)


  • MS Public Service Management, DePaul University
  • BA Political Science, The University of Missouri-Columbia

Lake County Committees


  • Financial and Administrative, Chair
  • Rules, Chair
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Ethics and Oversight


  • Ad Hoc Legislative
  • Energy and Environment
  • Health and Community Services
  • Law and Judicial

Forest Preserve District Committees


  • Treasurer of the Lake County Forest Preserve District
  • Finance, Vice Chair
  • Ethics, Vice Chair
  • Lake Michigan Watershed Ecosystem Partnership, Representative
  • Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves, Board of Directors


  • Planning


  • Public Policy Professional - WellCare Health Plans
  • Previously worked as a financial aid advocate and on higher education policy for The Federation of Independent IL Colleges & Universities and at National-Louis University