Illinois counties are well-represented throughout the National Association of Counties (NACo) leadership structure. The following Illinois county officials and staff serve in leadership roles and positions of influence on NACo committees in 2021. Please contact us at info@isacoil.org if your county is a NACo member and you are interested in serving on a NACo committee.

NACo Board of Directors

Second Vice President - Denise Winfrey (Will County Board)

Board Member Toni Preckwinkle (Cook County President)

Board Member David Meyer (Washington County Chairman)

Board Member Scott Sorrel (Peoria County Administrator)

Board Member Angelo Kyle (Lake County Board)

Board Member Mary Keating (Dupage County - Director of Community Services)

NACo Standing Committees

Membership Committee

Chairman - Matthew Prochaska (Kendall County Circuit Clerk)

Committee Member - Denise Winfrey (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Jason Warfel (Jasper County Board)


Finance Committee

Committee Member - Scott Sorrel (Peoria County Administrator)


Information Technology Standing Committee

Committee Member - Timothy Fogle (Montgomery County Board)

Committee Member - Tom Lynch (Cook County - Deputy Chief Information Officer) 

Committee Member - Craig Nelson (McClean County - Chief Information Officer)

Committee Member - Jason Warfel (Jasper County Board)


Programs and Services Steering Committee

Committee Member - Matthew Prochaska (Kendall County Circuit Clerk)

NACo Policy Steering Committees

Agriculture & Rural Affairs Steering Committee 

Subcommittee Vice Chair - David Meyer (Washington County Chairman)

Subcommittee Vice Chair - David Zimmerman (Tazewell County Chairman)

Committee Member - Judy Ogalla (Will County Board)


Community, Economic & Workforce Steering Committee

Committee Member - Steve Balich (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Xochitl Flores (Cook County Bureau Chief)

Committee Member - Mary Keating (DuPage County Director of Community Services)

Committee Member - Amanda Koch (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Mary Ross-Cunningham (Lake County Vice Chair)

Committee Member - Denise Winfrey (Will County Board)


Environment, Energy & Landuse Steering Committee

Committee Member - Mimi Cowan (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Bridget Degnen (Cook County Commissioner)


Finance, Pensions & Intergovernmental Affairs Steering Committee

Committee Vice Chair - James Moustis (Will County Board)

Subcommittee Vice Chair - Mike Fricilone (Will County Board)


Health Steering Committee

Committee Vice Chair - Toni Preckwinkle (Cook County President)

Subcommittee Vice Chair - Lynn Canfield (Champaign County Mental Health Board/Dd Board Executive Director)

Committee Member - Greg Hart (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Richard Jorgensen (DuPage County Coroner)

Committee Member - Robert Larsen (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Lauren Staley-Ferry (Will County Clerk)

Committee Member - Laurie Summers (Will County Board)


Human Services & Education Steering Committee

Committee Member - Meta Mueller (Will County Board)


Justice & Public Safety Steering Committee 

Subcommittee Vice Chair - Dennis Deer (Cook County Commissioner)

Committee Member - Grant Eckhoff (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Joseph Payette (Carroll County Board)

Committee Member - Same Tornatore (DuPage County Board)


Telecommunications & Technology Steering Committee

Committee Member - Samuel Newton (Stephenson County Vice Chair)


Transportation Steering Committee 

Subcommittee Vice Chair - Stanely Moore (Cook County Commissioner)

Committee Member - Jeff Blue (Champaign County Engineer)

Committee Member - Sadia Covert (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Jennifer Killen (Cook County Acting Superintendent, Transportation & Highways)

Committee Member - Matthew Prochaska (Kendall County Clerk of the Circuit Court)

Committee Member - Joe VanDuyne (Will County Board)

Committee Member - John Yonan (Cook County Bureau Chief of Asset Management)


Large Urban County Caucus Steering Committee 

Committee Member - Dick Barr (Lake County Board)

Committee Member - Sadia Covert (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Mimi Cowan (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Dennis Deer (Cook County Commissioner)

Committee Member - Grant Eckhoff (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Mary Ferry (Will County Majority Leader) 

Committee Member - Mike Fricilone (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Greg Hart (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Stanely Moore (Cook County Commissioner)

Committee Member - Donald Moran (Will County Board)

Committee Member - James Moustis (Will County Board)

Committee Member - Nick Palmer (Will County Chief of Staff)

Committee Member - Toni Prekwinkle (Cook County President)

Committee Member - Sheila Rutledge (DuPage County Board)

Committee Member - Lauren Staley-Ferry (Will County Clerk) 

Committee Member - Denise Winfrey (Will County Board)

NACo Advisory Boards and Standing Committees

Healthy Counties Advisory Board

Board Member - Mariah Altenberg (Lake County Board)

Programs and Services Standing Committee

Committee Member - Gina Roberts (Lake County Board)