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Ara Goshgarian has lived in Lake Forest most of his life. He attended Everett, Deerpath and Lake Forest High Schools and returned to Lake Forest with his wife and four children to practice orthodontics with his father. He has been in the community ever since. His children have attended both D67 & D115 schools.
Ara is an active volunteer within the Lake Forest community. He is the current Vice President of The Friends of Lake Forest Parks and Recreation Board, and has been working with Aldermen Newman and Beidler on the Deerpath Golf Course renovation project. He has previously served the 3rd Ward as a representative on the Lake Forest Caucus Committee and firmly believes that the Caucus process best serves the community. Ara hopes to contribute more to Lake Forest through service as the next 3rd Ward Alderman. ________________________________________________________________________________________

Responsive Representation & Collaborative Leadership

Responsive Representation Ara believes that the greatest asset of Lake Forest is our people. His primary focus as your Alderman will be to actively engage the immense talent of our community. This is your City, and Ara will ensure that your voice is heard in its governance!


Collaborative Leadership - Ara believes that an Alderman should always look to bring people together around shared goals and values. He has the personality and disposition to develop consensus around the priorities of the neighborhoods in Lake Forest's 3rd Ward. His collaborative approach would offer vigorous and conscientious oversight while preserving the City Council’s ability to govern efficiently and responsibly. Ara understands that serving on Lake Forest’s City Council is different than being a community activist.


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