Lisa Hessel

Board President

Community High School District 128 Board of Education

  • Appointed to fill vacancy in 2018
  • Elected to 4-year term in 2019
  • Elected President in 2021 by the current board for 2-year term
  • Served on Facilities and Finance Committee for 3 years 

Community and Professional Organizations

  • Trustee, D128 Foundation for Learning, 2019-Present
  • Volunteer, Lake County Haven, 2010-Present
  • Parent Volunteer, Vernon Hills High School, 2016-2023
  • Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB)
  • ED-RED Executive Board Member


  • Career Coach, Bravanti


  • BS, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign