NACo Second Vice President; Commissioner, Will County, Ill.
NACo Second Vice President Denise Winfrey began her career in government as a member of the Joliet, Ill. Township Board. She has been a commissioner of the Will County, Ill. Board since 2009.
Prior to being elected NACo second vice president, Winfrey served as chair of NACo’s Community Economic and Workforce Development Policy Steering Committee and a member of NACo’s Large Urban Counties Caucus.
She is a member of the Women of NACo, the National Organization of Black County Officials, NACo’s Membership Committee and the NACo Board of Directors. She is also a graduate of NACo’s High Performance Leadership Academy.
Winfrey is a graduate of the Lewis University School of Business and the American University School of Public Affairs.