DuPage's youngest board member promises 'new voice'
Nov 8, 2012 5:16 AM -
Twenty-five-year-old Lauren "Laurie" Nowak belies the image of a county board member: She's young, female and not a lawyer. After quitting her job as an after school coordinator, the Bartlett resident started campaigning for a seat on the DuPage County Board. On Tuesday, she was rewarded by being one of three Democrats elected to the Republican-dominated board.