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Dawn DeSart

Dawn DeSart

County Board District 5 (View a map of the district)
Began Serving: December 2018
Term Expires: 12/07/2026

County Committees

Personal Information

  • Children: Alexander and Kathryn
  • Naperville resident for more than 40 years

Professional Information

Five-time Emmy Award-winning journalist


B.S. in Mass Communications from Minnesota State University, Mankato

Community Activity

  • Indian Prairie School District 204 Board Member (2009 - 2013)
  • Democratic Precinct Committeeperson for five years
  • Former Vice Chairman of the Wheatland Township Democrats 
  • Former Fox Valley United Way Board Member
  • Campaigns and Candidates Team Leader, Act, Connect, Engage (ACE) Naperville
  • Former President of the Little Blessings Preschool Board
  • Girl Scout Leader for eight years
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