Mary Beth Canty was appointed to the RTA Board of Directors in July 2020, representing suburban Cook County.
Director Canty is an associate at the law firm of Litchfield Cavo where her practice centers on defending clients on insurance coverage and construction liability claims. Her professional experience also includes work at a management consulting firm and a nationwide insurance company.
The daughter of a Navy officer, Director Canty is drawn to public service and was elected to the Village Board of Arlington Heights in 2019. She is active in a local chapter of the League of Women Voters and is dedicated to addressing issues of equity and diversity throughout the region with a focus on the northwest suburbs of Chicago.
Director Canty is a graduate of The College of William and Mary in Virginia and the University of Arizona Rogers College of Law. She resides with her husband and two children in Arlington Heights, Illinois.