Barbara McGowan for Metropolitan Water Reclamation District

Commissioner McGowan has proudly served on the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago since 1998.
Currently running for her 4th term. She has been voted unanimously as Vice President of the Board 3 times.
Commissioner McGowan will continue to fight for safer drinking water and to improve the quality of life for all Cook County Residents.


Chicago Defender Newspaper Women of Excellence Award (2015)
Women History Month Celebration Award (2015)
Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council, President's Award (2012)
Cook County Democratic Women HERO Award
Austin Chamber of Commerce Better Business Award
Cosmopolitan Chamber of Commerce Public Service Award (2009)
Westside Ministers Coalition Outstanding Service in the Community Award (2005 & 2009)
Federation of Women Contractors, Public Service Award (2006)