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Mayor Nancy R. Rotering

Nancy R. Rotering

Phone: 847.926.1009


Elected Office
Mayor of Highland Park

Appointed Offices

  • Liquor Control Commission
  • Design Review Commission
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Traffic Commission
  • Plan Commission
  • Environmental Commission
  • Lake County Water Supply Advisory Committee Member
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources - Wind Energy Council
  • Northwest Municipal Conference - Legislative Committee


  • BA, Stanford University
  • MBA, Northwestern University, Kellogg Graduate School of Management
  • JD, University of Chicago Law School


  • Attorney
  • Lecturer, Northwestern University 

Brief Career History

  • Mayor, City of Highland Park 2015-2019
  • Councilman, City of Highland Park 2009-2011
  • Attorney, McDermott, Will and Emery
  • Financial Analyst, General Motors
  • Legislative Aide, State Representative Karen May

Activities, Clubs & Organizations

  • North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic, Founder

  • Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Board Member Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership, Board Member
  • Ravinia Festival Women's Board, Member
  • Highland Park Environmental Education Program, Founder
  • League of Women Voters
  • Community Family Center, Ex Officio Board Member
  • Rotary Club of Highland Park / Highwood
  • Highland Park Hospital Community Advisory Council
  • Northwestern University Leadership Council