Mayoral Candidate Qualifications

Ideal qualifications of a serious candidate for the Chief Executive Officer of the City

  • Prior major City Board/Commission experience: Plan, BRB, ZBA, P&R and HPC
  • Must have 1 Term Minimum City Council Experience.
  • Willing to devote the time necessary to execute the duties of the office. (Required in Charter)
  • Prior Demonstrated Effective Supervisory and Leadership Experience.
  • Knowledgeable of the requirements and functions for all Boards, Commissions and Committees.
  • Knowledgeable of City of LF Statutes and Ordinances.
  • Must understand current issues facing City of Lake Forest and provide ideas for how to best address those issues.
  • Must possess a vision for the future of Lake Forest and a willingness to act in the long-term best interests of Lake Forest.
  • Effective and Motivational communicator that understands Robert’s Rule of Order.
  • Disposition & Qualities: open minded, thoughtful, approachable, objective and a good listener
  • Good Financial Acumen: comfortable with City Books, Record Keeping and Reporting