Kathleen Lorenz


  • Council Member Since 2015
  • Current Term 2015 - 2019


  • Project Consultant, Bloomington-Normal Birthing Center, LLC
  • Self-Employed, Healthcare Business Consultant

Quick Facts about Kathleen

  • BS Industrial Engineering, Purdue University & MBA, Illinois State University
  • 20+ year Resident in Ironwood
  • Over 10 Years Service on Normal on Planning and Zoning Commissions before joining the Council
  • Numerous Board Assignments, including: Bloomington-Normal Sports Commission, Illinois Heart and Lung Foundation, March of Dimes Campaign 2015, 2015 AHA Walk
  • Wife and Mother of Two Young Adult Children


  • Reading, Reading, Reading, from news, to books, to plaques in a museum!
  • Watching Sunday morning news shows, and listening to talk radio.
  • Advocate for all girls sports, especially the girls/women soccer game.
  • Love watching sports, especially FIFA World Cup and any and all play-offs: Stanley Cup, NFL, NBA, March Madness, and baseball in October.
  • Traveling with my husband and children
  • Exercising and Running

Why were you interested in becoming a Council Member?

It is my conviction that if I want to see Normal continue to thrive and prosper, I should offer my skills and experiences to serve in a leadership capacity, and give back to a community that has given so much to my family and me.