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Our Committeeman


Aaron Del Mar
Highway Commissioner & Committeeman

Aaron Del Mar has been the Palatine Township Highway Commissioner since 2016. Born and raised in Palatine, Aaron began in public service when he was the youngest and first minority elected to serve on the Palatine Village Council in 2009. In 2012, he was elected Cook County Republican Chairman, a position he held for two terms. Nationally, Aaron represented Illinois in the 2012 Electoral College and in 2016 and 2020 as a delegate to the Republican National Convention.

Aaron earned a bachelor's degree in Public Management from Indiana University’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs and an MBA Essentials Certificate from the University of Illinois-Champaign Giese School of Business. In 2017, he was appointed by former Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner to serve on the Illinois International Port Authority. In 2019, Crain’s Chicago Business Journal featured Aaron as a Notable Entrepreneur for his work developing his company Adrenaline Special Events, which produces sporting events nationally.

Aaron represented the United States at the 2000 University World Championships and was a resident athlete at The Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He enjoys learning languages, traveling and most of all, spending time with his family. Learn more at

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