Interim Will County Executive Denise Winfrey Elected NACo 2nd Vice President
ISACo congratulates Interim Will County Executive and ISACo Board of Directors member Denise Winfrey on her election as NACo 2nd Vice President.
Executive Winfrey was elected to this important leadership position during the virtual NACo Annual Business Meeting on Monday, July 20, 2020.
As NACo 2nd Vice President, Executive Winfrey joins the top NACo leadership team and will become a high profile ambassador working toward the betterment of counties nationwide. She is also on track to serve as NACo President in 2022 where she will bring a national spotlight to Will County and the State of Illinois.
ISACo President and Cook County Commissioner Deborah Sims had the following to say about Executive Winfrey's election:
"ISACo is extremely proud of Denise for receiving this tremendous honor from her peers. Her elevation into this critical NACo leadership role will allow NACo to benefit from her leadership talents. It will also prove to be a great asset to Will County and our entire state."
ISACo Executive Director Joe McCoy stated the following:
"I've come to know Denise Winfrey as a true champion of counties in Illinois. She understands the unique needs of county government and knows how to affect the kind of change that can bolster local economies and strengthen our social fabric. I'm confident that Denise will use her new platform to advocate for effective and inclusive county government."
Executive Winfrey's term as NACo 2nd Vice President begins immediately.
NACo Board Members from Illinois
ISACo also congratulates the Illinois county officials and staff who will serve on the NACo Board of Directors in 2020/2021:
Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle
Washington County Board Chairman David Meyer (ISACo Board Member)
Lake County Board Member Angelo Kyle (NACo Past President)
Peoria County Administrator Scott Sorrel