Linda Pedersen (District 1)

Linda Pedersen

Lake County Board Member


Mail: 18 North County Street, 10th Floor, Waukegan, IL 60085
Office phone: 847-395-1384
Cell phone: 847-445-5504
Fax: 847-838-2060
LPedersen@lakecountyil.gov
Board member Pedersen represents the areas of Antioch and Old Mill Creek, and portions of Fox Lake and Lake Villa. She has been on the board since 2008. Her main priorities are fiscal responsibility, economic growth and business expansion, and smart growth​ and development.
Elected Offices
  • Lake County Board (2008-present)
  • Lake Count Forest Preserve, Vice-Chairman (2008-present)
  • Antioch Township Trustee (2005-2008)
  • Senior Events, Chair
  • Township Transit for Seniors and Disabled, Chair
  • Precinct Committeeman (1996-2010, 2014)
Memberships & Other Public Service
  • Lake County Community Development, Vice-Chair
  • Lake County Community Development Grant Board (2005-present)
  • Antioch Rotary Club (1993-present)
  • Illinois General Federation of Women's Club (1987-present)
  • Illinois Lincoln Series Graduate (1998)
  • Republican Precinct Committeeman (1996-present)
  • Hastings Lake YMCA Board Member (1998-2003)
Education
  • Antioch Community High School
Lake County Committees
Current
  • Planning, Building and Zoning
  • Health and Community Services
  • Public Works and Transportation
Previous
  • Health and Community Services, Vice-Chair
  • Law and Judicial
Lake County Forest Preserve Committees
  • Vice President
  • Finance Committee
  • Ethics Committee, Chair
  • Land Preservation and Acquisition
Personal & Other Information
  • Married 44 years, two children, three grandchildren
  • Antioch resident for 46 years