Jennifer is proud to announce that the Sierra Club has endorsed her run for the Lake County Board!
“The number one goal of the Sierra Club is to ensure a healthy environment for people, plants, and animals. As a Lake County Board member, I will work hard to ensure a healthy environment for all.” Jennifer stated.
Jennifer knows that protecting and preserving our environment is vital. She has vowed to work hard to ensure that Lake County moves toward a future with more protection for wetlands to help filter our water and prevent flooding and to provide homes for wildlife. She also believes that Lake County should be a leader in renewable energy and would work to make all Lake County Buildings energy independent within 20 years.
“I am so honored to have received the endorsement from the Sierra Club, an organization that works tirelessly to protect our planet”, Jennifer said after learning of her endorsement.
Watch Jennifer’s video about her plans to protect the environment in Lake County for generations to come.
A great time was had by all at the Libertyville Township Democrats Pancake breakfast. Jennifer and many other candidates served pancakes and sausages to an enthusiastic crowd. It was nice to see so many supporters of all ages at the breakfast.
Julianna Stratton gave a rousing speech that passionately encouraged everyone to keep working toward change in this area and to support all our Democratic candidates.
While eating pancakes, supporters, volunteers and candidates were able to relax and discuss the issues facing Lake County and our country today.
“The pancakes were absolutely delicious and I enjoyed being able to sit down and talk to so many supporters. There was a lot of powerful energy in that room!” Jennifer said. “Thank you to the Libertyville Township Democrats for putting on such an amazing event.”
Libertyville – Today, Jennifer Clark announced her candidacy as the Democratic nomineefor Lake County Board Commissioner of District 15. Running on a platform of fiscal responsibility, economic development and protecting our vital natural resources, Jennifer knows her extensive experience in economics will enable her to make a real difference for our community and all of Lake County.
“As taxpayers, we deserve a board that makes sound fiscal decisions. Our taxes are too high and that must change,” Clark stated. Clark vows to study the budget and find ways to increase efficiency. She also intends to implement a comprehensive economic development plan that considers the infrastructure, education and municipal needs county wide. “An integrated approach among key stakeholders including townships, the college of Lake County and area business will put us on track to have a healthier tax base and account for our needs well into the future,” says Clark. Her plan will also incorporate renewable energy as technological advances havedramatically increased cost efficiency while yielding substantial savings.
Jennifer is also extremely dedicated to preserving Lake County’s outstanding forest preserves. She will pursue an expansion of the forest preserve holdings and increase access to underserved communities. “The recent episodes of flooding have taught us that preserving wetlands is not only the right thing to do, it is vital. Our communities deserve better,” says Clark.
Jennifer is an Adjunct Professor of Economics at both Carthage College in Kenosha, WI and Roosevelt University in Chicago. Her focus is on smart economic development and conservation of our natural resources.Jennifer graduated Cum Laude from Miami University in Oxford, OH with a BA in Economics and earned her law degree from the University of Illinois in Champaign.
Jennifer lives in Libertyville with her husband Brian and daughters Sara and Mia. Six years ago, they adopted a beautiful shepherd named Pip from Orphans of the Storm shelter. Along with her family, Pip loves the Forest Preserve dog parks, especially Independence Grove.