LFC News & Updates

Barrett Davie – Integrity Still Means Something!

Lake Forest resident Barrett Davie provides keen insight on the importance of the Caucus and the Caucus system of identifying and promoting qualified volunteers.

The Lake Forest Caucus is all of US! Fundraiser

Purchase Tickets  |  Can’t attend? Please make a donation. Purchase Tickets  |  Can’t attend? Please make a donation. When: 6-8:30 PM, February 3rd, 2023 Where: Ferrari of Lake Forest This is the only formal fundraising event the Caucus hosts each year.  The Lake Forest Caucus serves an important role in promoting civic engagement and effective […]

Beidler encourages residents to vote against the Caucus Committee

This November 5th email below sent by Prue Beidler four days prior to the Lake Forest Caucus’ Annual Meeting on November 9th encouraged residents to vote against the Caucus Committee candidate for Mayor, Dr. Randy Tack, breaking her commitment, made during the interview process, to support the Caucus Committee’s candidate for Mayor if it was […]

Nov 9th Annual Meeting FAQ

Summary The Caucus Committee assessed that in light of A detailed, non-partisan, mission-oriented search and interview process for qualified candidates for the office of Mayor over 6 months by the Caucus Committee; The second place candidate, Prue Beidler, breaking her commitment to support the Caucus candidate and advocating voters with biased information to not support […]

Meet our 2023 City Council Candidates

Lake Forest residents will have candidates for City Council in all 4 wards in the 2023 election. Ward 1 – Terence (Terry) Mieling Ward 2 – John Powers Ward 4 – Richard Walther Ward 3 – Ara Goshgarian

Meet our 2023 District 67 School Board Candidates

Lake Forest residents will have three candidates for District 67 School Board. Megan Heraty Engelberg has been a resident of Lake Forest for nearly all of her life. She attended Lake Forest Public Schools as a student at Everett, Deer Path Middle School, and Lake Forest High School (Class of 1995). She and her husband, […]

Meet our 2023 District 115 School Board Candidates

Lake Forest residents will have three candidates for District 115 School Board.  The Caucus Committee voted to put forth three incumbent candidates for another term.  The Caucus Committee has previously vetted, voted for, and supported the incumbent candidates. John is finishing his first term on the D115 School Board and currently serves as the Finance […]

Meet our 2023 Mayoral Candidate

The Caucus Committee candidate for the 55th Mayor of Lake Forest is Dr. Stanford “Randy” Tack. Dr. Stanford “Randy” Tack was born in Chicago and grew up in the suburbs of Elmhurst and Glen Ellyn where he attended Glenbard West High School.  He graduated from the University of Illinois with a BS in Biology, and […]

Board of Trustees of the Fire Pension Fund

The Caucus is looking for a volunteer to recommend to the Mayor to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Fire Pension Fund. The local Lake Forest Fire and Police Pension Boards maintain responsibility for determination and payment of benefits, as well as administrative expenses. You can find more information about these two boards […]

Historic Preservation Commission with Maureen Grinnell

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) was established in 1992 as a continuation of the City’s long tradition of taking proactive steps to preserve the historic character of Lake Forest.  The Commission reviews projects that are within the 5 local historic districts and pertain to landmark buildings located throughout the city.  Proposals are evaluated against 17 […]