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Kevin’s family watches him being sworn-in on December 2, 2018 as Cook County’s 15th District Commissioner

Kevin Morrison is proud to be serving his first term as Cook County Commissioner in the 15th District. The district includes the Townships of Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover and Schaumburg as well as parts of Palatine and Wheeling Townships.

Kevin’s priorities include improving access to critical health care services such as mental health services, supporting small business development and pushing for a more fair and transparent home assessment process. As the first openly LGBT Commissioner, he will speak up for the most disproportionately impacted and marginalized communities. He will be a strong representative for all on the County Board and Forest Preserve District Board.

Kevin joined the following committees for the Cook County Board of Commissioners:

  • Human Relations – Vice Chair
  • Tax Delinquency – Vice Chair
  • Asset Management
  • Business and Economic Development
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Labor
    Law Enforcement
  • Pension
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Workers’ Compensation

Kevin joined the following committees for the Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners:

  • Real Estate – Vice Chair (Forest Preserve District Board of Commissioners)
  • Botanic Garden
  • Capital Development
  • Environment & Sustainability
  • Labor
  • Law Enforcement
  • Recreation
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Zoological

Raised in Elk Grove Village, Kevin attended Link, Mead, and Conant High School. He went on to graduate from DePaul University, studying Political Science, Environmental Science, and LGQ Studies.

Prior to his election, Kevin acquired years of public service experience with different candidates and elected officials, even progressing into a leadership role on a presidential campaign. He helped solve constituent issues, perform community outreach and excelled at bringing people together around a common cause.

Kevin’s grandparents were Italian immigrants who realized the American Dream, and the restaurant his family built recently celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2018. He lives near his family and cherishes their close relationships; especially his baby nephew.

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