Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle has been a dedicated community leader for over two decades. She has worked with the Cook County Board of Commissioners, elected officials and County employees to implement major reform and reshape County government through fiscal responsibility, innovative leadership, transparency and accountability, and improved services. Since taking office in December 2010, President Preckwinkle has developed a broad policy agenda — focusing on critical public safety reform, working to strengthen the County’s health care system, and increasing the capacity and capability of our economic development efforts. President Preckwinkle will discuss her accomplished career in government, as well as the challenges and rewards of public service.
Preckwinkle, Toni, "The Value of Public Service" (2015). Public Policy and Administration Lecture Series. 1.