City of Chicago Names Monique Scott New 24th Ward Alderman

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City of Chicago announced that Monique Scott, a lifelong Chicagoan raised in North Lawndale, will serve as the new alderman representing Chicago’s 24th ward. The selection of Scott came after a thorough process in which applicants were reviewed by a four-member selection committee made up of dedicated public servants and 24th ward residents. The committee then recommended candidates to the Mayor.  Scott appeared in front of the City Council Committee on Committees and Rules prior to a confirmation vote by the full City Council on Wednesday, June 22nd.  “I am honored to be chosen to represent the hardworking men and women of the 24th ward,” said Monique Scott. “Building on the work of the previous Alderman, I will strive to bring economic development and safety to my residents. At this crucial moment, I am excited to serve my community and make North Lawndale a better place for all.”  In her current role, Monique serves as Park Supervisor of Recreation at a major facility for the Chicago Park District. As supervisor, she has tripled the number of park memberships and provides strategic leadership to ensure parks are available to every resident and visitor. She also coordinates member activities and manages a diverse staff of over 20 people.  Prior to her role at the Park District, Scott worked for 14 years as a health consultant for North Lawndale Christian Health Center.

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