Ald. McDermott - Ward 3Print

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You can contact Alderman McDermott at: or 708.354.7270

Ward 3 Alderman Sean McDermott and his wife Barbara are 19 year residents of the City of Countryside. The three McDermott children attend Highlands Middle School, and Lyons Township High School.

Sean McDermott was appointed Ward 3 Alderman in September 2007 to fill a vacancy, and was elected Alderman in April 2009. Alderman McDermott is Chairman of the Economic Development Committee and also serves on the Recreation and Police Committees.

Alderman McDermott is employed as the Policy Development and Communications Director at the Cook County Department of Public Health. As a public health policy analyst, he is responsible for the research, development, and promotion of public health laws and regulations. His public health policy work has been recognized with awards from the National Association of City and County Health Officials, Illinois Public Health Association, and the Illinois Association of Public Health Administrators.

Alderman McDermott is active in his community having done volunteer work with the following boards, community associations and non-profit organizations: Aging Well, American Cancer Society, American Heart Association, Chicago Area Mountain Bike Riders Association, and Cook County Primary Health Care Council Access to Care, Lyons Township Little League, LaGrange Babe Ruth Baseball, St Cletus Food Pantry, and Salt Creek Watershed Network.

Alderman McDermott is a 1983 graduate of Saint Mary’s College, Winona, Minnesota.