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Alderman Pauline Stratton

Picture of Alderman Pauline StrattonSecond Ward Alderman

Contact Information

Email: aldpstratton@aol.com

Phone: 708.430.2240

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve the 2nd Ward and the City of Palos Hills since 1987.”

 

Biography

Pauline was born on February 18, 1946 to Sam and Helene Stavrakas and grew up on the southwest side of Chicago. She attended Foster Park and Koraes elementary schools and The Faulkner School for Girls for high school. Since Pauline’s dream was to become a teacher she attended and graduated with a Bachelor of Education Degree in 1967 from the National College of Education. Pauline taught full time in the Worth Elementary School District #127 and then was a substitute teacher in both Worth School District and North Palos School District #117.

In 1967 Pauline married George Stratton and they have 2 children, Gina who is married to Tom Lieber and Paul who is marred to Kathy. Five wonderful grandchildren, Brittany, Ryan, Alexis, Victoria, and Natalia, keep their grandparents very busy with all of their sports and various activities.

Pauline and George moved to Palos Hills with their two young children in 1975. George was President and very active with the Palos Hills Baseball Association and is currently a member of the Palos Hills Police Pension Board.

Education

Graduated from the National College of Education with a Bachelor of Education Degree in 1967.

Community Service

  • Volunteer for the National Diabetes Association
  • Volunteer for Easter Seals/March of Dimes
  • Volunteer for the American Cancer Society – Member of the Board of Directors (1987-1988)
  • Volunteer for Miseracordia
  • Former Program Plan Committee member for School District #117
  • Former Lay Advisory Board Member – Southwest Coop on Special Education
  • Former Lay Advisory Board Member – Southwest Metropolitan Association (Special Education)
  • Former Sunday School Teacher and Choir member – St Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church
  • Former Member of the Oak Ridge Parent Teacher Association
  • Former Treasurer of the Oak Ridge Parent Teacher Association
  • Former Member of the Conrady Jr. High PTSA
  • Former Member of the Stagg High School PTA
  • Former Member of the Eastern Illinois University Parent Group
  • Former Member of the Stagg High School Band Booster Club
  • Former Grand President of the Maids of Athena for the United States and Canada
  • Former Grand Vice President of the Maids of Athena for the United States and Canada
  • Former District Governor for the Maids of Athena (District #13)
  • Former President of the Delphi Chapter #78 of the Maids of Athena

Previously Held Offices

  • Alderman of the 2nd Ward (1987 – Present)
  • Chairman of the City Council Committee on Parks & Recreation
  • Member of the City Council Committee on Public Safety
  • Member of the City Council’s E.S.D.A. Committee
  • Member of the City Council Committee on Community Resources
  • North Palos School District #117 School Board member 1983-1991
  • Past Chairman of the City Council Committee on Administration
  • Past Chairman of the City Council Committee on Legislation and Ordinance

Special Honors

  • Wall of Honor as Grand President of the Maids of Athena for the United States and Canada
  • Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
  • Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
  • Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
  • Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
  • Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
  • Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
  • Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
  • Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
  • Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2010-2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2008-2009, 27th Edition (pub. 2008)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2007, 26th Edition (pub. 2006)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2006-2007, 25th Edition (pub. 2005)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2004-2005, 24th Edition (pub. 2004)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2002-2003, 23rd Edition (pub. 2002)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2001-2002, 22nd Edition (pub. 2000)
  • Who’s Who of American Women – 2000-2001, 21st Edition (pub. 1999)
  • Who’s Who in the Midwest – 1980-1981
  • The World Who’s Who of Women 2000-2001
  • The World Who’s Who of Women 1990-1991
  • Honorary Life Member – Illinois Congress of Parents & Teachers
  • Honored Guest of Greek/American Parade – March 25, 2001

Committee Assignments

Chairman   Parks & Recreation
Member Community Resources
Member Public Safety
Member Emergency Services and Disaster Agency