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Kankakee County Board — Democratic PartyCandidate for Member, District 13

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Elisabeth Dunbar

Consultant, Historian, Real Estate Broker
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Increase fiscal responsibility and balanced budgets
  • Promote better collaboration with local units of government to reduce duplication and increase efficiencies
  • Ensure safe neighborhoods and quality community services



Profession:Consultant, Historian, Real Estate Broker
Owner | Lead Consulant, Purple Iris Projects (2010–current)
Director Mies Society, Assistant Director Affinity Giving, Illinois Institute of Technology (2012–2014)
Democratic Precinct Committeeman, Democratic Party — Elected position (2010–2014)
Director, Wright In Kankakee (2010–2013)
Executive Director, Grundy Livingston Kankakee Workforce Board (2003–2011)
Commissioner, Kankakee County Historic Preservation Commission — Appointed position (2008–2011)
Chairman, Kankakee County Historic Preservation Commission — Appointed position (2008–2011)
Resource Development Director, Kankakee Community College (1999–2003)


State University of New York at Oswego Bachelor of Arts, American & Architectural History (1998)

Community Activities

Treasurer, Board Member, Riverview Historic District (2010–current)
Volunteer, Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy (2014–current)
Board Member, Kankakee Chamber of Commerce (2008–2012)
Chairman, Board Member, KankakeeCounty Convention & Visitors Bureau (2007–2010)

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