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Leadership Profile

Main Office:

118 N. Clark Street, Room 567
Chicago, IL 60602
Phone: (312)603-3019
Fax: (312)603-4055

District Office:

3936 W. Roosevelt Road, 1st Floor
Chicago, IL 60624
Phone:(773) 722-0140
Fax: (773) 722-0145

Phone: (773) 722-0140
Email: r.steele@robertsteele.org
Website: www.robertsteele.org

Robert Steele

President Pro Tempore


Committee Chair

  • Contract Compliance
  • Human Relations

Committee Vice-Chair

  • Environmental Control

Committee Membership

  • Capital Improvements
  • Finance - Pension
  • Finance - Real Estate & Business & Economic Development
  • Technology
  • Rules & Administration

Committee of the Whole Membership (comprised of all commissioners)

  • Criminal Justice
  • Finance
  • Health & Hospitals
  • Homeland Security & Emergency Management
  • Legislation & Intergovernmental Relations
  • Roads & Bridges
  • Zoning & Buildings

Committee Proceedings

For information on the activities of the Committees of the Board of Commissioners, visit the Secretary of the Board website.


Forest Preserve District Board

All Cook County Board Members also sit as Board Members for the Forest Preserve District. Please visit the Forest Preserve website for more information on their board activities.



  • Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD -
    B.S. with concentrations in Business Administration and Computer Science.

Prior Work History

  • Chicago Park District - Community Outreach Manager,
    Department of Intergovernmental and Community Affairs
  • Lawndale Business & Local Development Corporation -
    Executive Director District Office