Denise Winfrey, District 6 (D-Joliet)
Denise Winfrey has been a resident of Will County since childhood and has been on the Will County Board since 2009.
Winfrey also holds leadership positions with the National Association of Counties (NACo). She is currently the president of NACo and previously served as vice-chair of the Large Urban Counties Caucus, vice-chair of the Community Economic Workforce Development Steering Committee, and a member of the Membership Committee. She is also a membership ambassador.
Winfrey attended Joliet public schools and did her undergraduate work at Lewis University. She received a master of science at American University in Washington, D. C., and conducted her post grad work at Gestalt Institute of Cleveland at Case Western Reserve.