Above / Amy Phillips, resident of Naperville, is appointed to serve District 5 on the DuPage County Board by Chairman Dan Cronin and approved to serve through the current term that ends Dec. 5, 2022. The DuPage County Jack T. Knuepfer Administration Building is located in the county seat in Wheaton.
Wheaton – The DuPage County Board on Tuesday approved Chairman Dan Cronin’s appointment of Amy Phillips of Naperville to serve on the Board, filling a vacant seat in District 5.
In nominating Phillips, Cronin highlighted her passion for helping people and accomplishing common goals.
“Ms. Phillips desires to work collaboratively, identifying problems and finding common sense solutions at the local level. I believe her experience within the District 5 community and her professional expertise will make Ms. Phillips an excellent addition to the Board,” said County Board Chairman Dan Cronin.
Phillips serves as the Youth Programs Manager for the Conservation Foundation and on the executive committee of the Naperville Environment and Sustainability Task Force as chairwoman of the Natural Resources Committee. She previously worked as a Network Leader with Biominicry Chicago and Senior Technical Sustainability Consultant with Terrapin Bright Green in New York, N.Y. Phillips holds three master’s degrees, including a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Illinois.
Phillips will fill the seat vacated by Amy Chavez, who resigned from the County Board on Aug. 16. Her term will expire Dec. 5, 2022.
District 5 includes parts of Naperville, Aurora, Lisle, Woodridge, and Warrenville.
Report and photo submitted by Evan Shields, Public Information Officer, DuPage County Board.