ABOUT VIRGINIA MANN
Virginia Mann and her husband have lived in Evanston’s 6th Ward for more than 20 years. A longtime independent community activist, she has a solid record of accomplishment for both the 6th Ward and for Evanston as a whole. Virginia has worked to make Evanston a better place to live, work and play for all. As your Alderman, she will be an even more effective voice for residents. . A fiscal conservative and social liberal, Virginia is committed to making certain that Evanston uses its financial resources wisely, drives business growth, protects property values and works for the benefit of all its residents. A political independent, Virginia’s only obligation will be to the residents of the 6th Ward and the City of Evanston.
EDUCATION

  B.A. with majors in Economics and Political Science, Barat College

•  Additional professional coursework, Harvard University and University of Chicago Writer’s Studio

 

PROFESSIONAL

  Owner, The Virginia Mann Group, a boutique strategic public relations, corporate
    communications and public affairs consulting firm

  Vice-President, Public Relations Society of America Chicago Chapter

 

COMMUNITY

•  Founder, TREE (To Rescue Evanston Elms),

•  Member, Perkins Woods Steering Committee

•  Leader, neighbors group that helped stop massive re-development of the
  
    Presbyterian Homes property

•  Active participant in the effort to bring change at the Evanston animal shelter

•  Former Board Member, Chicago Chamber Choir
 
Virginia and her husband, Gary Dupuis, have lived in Evanston’s 6th Ward for more than 20 years.