7th Ward Alderman

Eleanor Revelle

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Eleanor Revelle is a 42-year resident of Evanston and has lived in the 7th ward for 12 years. She has served in leadership positions in a broad range of civic organizations, including as president of the Evanston League of Women Voters, President of the Illinois League of Women Voters, and 8-year board member of the League of Women Voters of the U.S.; founding steering committee member of Leadership Evanston; board chair of the Evanston Community Foundation; co-founder of the Public Service Challenge; Housing Options Advisory Council member for over 20 years; and founding board member and president of Citizens' Greener Evanston.

Eleanor is a freelance writer and editor and has contributed numerous articles on environmental issues to the Evanston RoundTable. She and her husband, Bill, have two grown sons, both proud graduates of ETHS.

Revelle was sworn in at the Evanston City Council meeting on Monday, February 22, in the Morton Civic Center’s James C. Lytle Council Chambers, 2100 Ridge Ave.