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File #: 23-0378    Version: 2 Name:
Type: Appointment Status: Approved
File created: 5/18/2023 In control: Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations
On agenda: 5/23/2023 Final action: 6/27/2023
Title: PROPOSED APPOINTMENT Appointee(s): Damon Howell Position: Treasurer Department/Board/Commission: Forest Preserves of Cook County Effective date: Immediate Summary: Pursuant to Section 1-6-9 (Personnel Provisions) of the Forest Preserves of Cook County Code of Ordinances, Mr. Damon Howell is hereby appointed to the position of Treasurer of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Per the Forest Preserves Code of Ordinances, Section 1-6-3-A, the Treasurer is also considered the Chief Financial Officer of the Forest Preserves. Mr. Howell has a bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Management from Augusta College and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from Governor's State University. Mr. Howell has held various positions in the finance field, including Acting Treasurer and Interim Chief Financial Officer since April, Comptroller of the Forest Preserves since 2019 and Field Auditor in the Office of the Cook County Auditor from 2001 until 2019.
Attachments: 1. D. Howell Resume
Related files: 23-0298, 23-0301, 23-0447

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PROPOSED APPOINTMENT

 

Appointee(s):  Damon Howell 

 

Position:  Treasurer 

 

Department/Board/Commission:  Forest Preserves of Cook County

 

Effective date:  Immediate

 

Summary:  Pursuant to Section 1-6-9 (Personnel Provisions) of the Forest Preserves of Cook County Code of Ordinances, Mr. Damon Howell is hereby appointed to the position of Treasurer of the Forest Preserves of Cook County. Per the Forest Preserves Code of Ordinances, Section 1-6-3-A, the Treasurer is also considered the Chief Financial Officer of the Forest Preserves.

 

Mr. Howell has a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Management from Augusta College and a Master of Science degree in Accounting from Governor’s State University.

 

Mr. Howell has held various positions in the finance field, including Acting Treasurer and Interim Chief Financial Officer since April, Comptroller of the Forest Preserves since 2019 and Field Auditor in the Office of the Cook County Auditor from 2001 until 2019.