In 2021, Northfield Township elected a complete slate of Democrats to take control of the township Board including Supervisor, Clerk, Assessor, and four trustee positions.
Thanks to everyone who worked hard to make it happen!
Supervisor Shiva Mohsenzadeh
Clerk Caryn Fliegler
Assessor Alida Nally
Trustee Scott Ottenheimer
Scott is a Vice President at QBE Insurance Group, a top 20 insurance and reinsurance company, and also a practicing real estate broker. He is always looking for ways to improve bottom-line performance by identifying cost-reduction strategies and implementing business process redesign. By partnering with stakeholders and clients around the world, Scott's data-driven approach and innovative methodologies have delivered value to non-profits, insurance companies, law firms, hospitals, and many Fortune 500 organizations worldwide. Scott is also the Treasurer and Vice President-elect of the Board of Trustees for the Williams Syndrome Association. Scott’s oldest daughter was diagnosed with Williams Syndrome (WS), a genetic condition present at birth, characterized by medical problems including cardiovascular disease, developmental delays, and learning challenges. In just four years, Scott has raised over $100k for the organization to continue crucial research and programming. Scott is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business. He lives in Northbrook with his wife, Jenna, two daughters and their dog.
Trustee Vince Pace
Trustee Daniel Schack
Trustee Kate Spears
Kate is the District Director for Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz in charge of communications and community engagement initiatives. Kate began her career in strategic communications as a consultant for McKinsey & Company, then became a partner at Accenture, and a VP of Marketing for Gallagher. Along the way she founded her own business, Compel Communications, and continues to offer her expertise to help companies and nonprofits, such as the North Suburban YMCA, with communications and development support including: management of fundraising campaigns, donor cultivation and stewardship, and grant writing. Before consulting in the healthcare, financial services, and education sectors, Kate practiced law, having received her degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School. Kate has lived in Northbrook for almost 30 years with her two sons who graduated from District 28 schools and Glenbrook North. Always looking to give back to the community she loves, Kate supports community engagement activities at Kenilworth United Church and the Chicago Chapter of Alpha Sigma Nu, the Jesuit honor society, as well as volunteering at the Chicago Botanic Garden and the NSYMCA. In her spare time, she enjoys tennis, hiking, biking, curling, and fiction writing.
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