Cook County Commissioner Elizabeth "Liz" Doody Gorman (R-17) was re-elected in 2006. She represents more than 316,000 constituents in the 17th District which stretches from Prospect Heights to Orland Park, including O-Hare Airport.
According to her Web site, Commissioner Gorman serves on 21 standing committees and sub-committes of the Cook County Board and is Chairman of the Worker's Compensation and the Public Health Committees and serves as the Vice Chairman of the Information Technology and Automation, Oak Forest Hospital, Roads and Bridges and the Rules and Administration Committees.
She received her Bachelor's of Arts degree in Business Administration from St. Mary's College in Minnesota before earning her MBA from the University of Notre Drame through the Exclusive MBA program.
Campaign Site: http://www.lizgorman.com/