Kent Elliott Novit moved to Lake Forest in 1990 with his wife Nancy and two daughters, Elizabeth and Caroline. He attended the University of Wisconsin and received his undergraduate degree from Northwestern University. Kent received his Juris Doctor form John Marshall Law School in 1984. In 1990 Kent founded the law firm of Novit & Novit LLC. Kent has been an active member of the Lake Forest Community. He has been involved in Lake Forest government since 2000. He served on the Zoning Board of Appeals for 5 years before serving as the 1st ward Alderman for six years. In addition he served on the Lake Forest School District 67 School Board from 2015 to 2019. Kent looks forward to serving Ward 1 and all Lake Forest residents through his participation on the Caucus Committee.