Carl Kirar is currently serving as a District 67 board member. Professionally, he is the Director of Facilities and Construction Services for Lake County government. In this position, he provides strategic, administrative and technical oversight of the County’s facilities maintenance and management, capital construction, and long-term capital planning processes. He leads a talented team of 56 dedicated professionals committed to providing quality services to Lake County and its residents.
Carl graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Civil Engineering. After graduation, he entered the US Navy as a Civil Engineer Corps officer where he served over 21 years. Over the course of his naval career, he served around the world and demonstrated servant leadership in the management and organizational governance as a Senior Program Manager at the Pentagon, an Assistant Director of Operations and Engineering in Washington, DC, and, most recently, as the Director of Public Works and Infrastructure at Naval Station Great Lakes right here in Lake County.
Carl is a veteran, holds multiple master’s degrees in engineering and business administration, is a certified professional engineer, and lives with his family here in Lake Forest.