Mary O’Connor was sworn in as alderman of the 41st Ward on May 16, 2011.
Prior to being elected to public office, Mary O’Connor’s commitment to community, values and sense of responsibility propelled her into a life of public service as a civic leader.
As alderman, Mary is focused on advocating for her constituents in City Hall and working to improve the quality of life for all residents.
A former six-term president of the Edison Park Chamber of Commerce, Mary presided over the rejuvenation of downtown Edison Park and co-founded the Edison Park Turkey Trot.
Mary attended Immaculate Conception Grammar School, Resurrection High School and earned a business degree from Eastern Illinois University.
In 2008, Mary O’Connor was elected Democratic Committeeman of the 41st Ward.