CHICAGO – The Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) announces the appointment of Pat Carey as its newest board member, representing Lake County. Director Carey replaces Director Dwight “Ike” Magalis, who served on the board with distinction for 20 years.
“We are pleased that Lake County Board Chairman Sandy Hart appointed Director Carey to the RTA Board,” said RTA Chairman Kirk Dillard. “Her professional experience, both in the public and private sectors, is outstanding. Her service to the county as trustee and mayor of Grayslake combined with her senior level work in the technology industry adds another important and relevant voice to our Board.”
Director Carey held the position of Senior Vice President, Technology Services for WorldTravel BTI as well as other technology-related roles in the travel sector. Most recently she worked in an economic development and marketing role for the Village of Arlington Heights. In addition, Director Carey has committed untold hours of public service to Lake County. She served as trustee and then mayor of Grayslake, as well as serving on the Lake County Board and the Lake County Forest Preserve Board. She has also held posts on the Lake Forest Hospital Board and Grayslake Parks and Museums foundations.
Director Carey received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Loyola University. She lives in Grayslake with her husband.