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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
  • Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, Board Member


  • 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 2011-2023
  • 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 and Board Chair

  • Planned Parenthood of Illinois, Board Member
  • Healthcare Foundation of Highland Park, Board Member
  • Illinois Women’s Institute for Leadership, Board Member
  • Ravinia Festival, Honorary Chair
  • League of Women Voters
  • Northwestern University Leadership Council