Lora M. Lantgen

Lora M. Lantgen

Trustee / Chairperson of Youth & Recreation Committee

Lora has lived in River Grove for almost 10 years and her husband Matt grew up here. He is a Maywood Firefighter. Together they have two young sons, Chase and Caleb. They also have a wonderful dog named Bob.


Lora has an AAS degree in Emergency Management and holds these other licenses and certificates as well: 

-Transit Safety and Security TSSP Certification 

-HAZWOPER Certification 

-Asbestos Building Inspector License

-OSHA 30 card

-A,B,C UST Operator Certified 


Lora worked on a private ambulance for 7 years before she changed careers and found herself employed with Chicago Transit Authority. She started with the CTA in 2012 as a Training Specialist- teaching safety classes and is now an Environmental Compliance Officer. Her job includes making sure the CTA is in environmental compliance with the EPA and all other governing agencies.

Public Service

Lora and her husband Matt have brought new life back into River Grove Baseball and have worked with the Village to enhance the youth sports in our community; this is one of the main reasons she wanted to be a trustee, to be even more involved in the town and to be a voice for the community. Lora believes if you invest all your heart and soul into something, only good things can become of it. She is dedicated to putting her heart and soul into River Grove.


As a Village Trustee, Lora serves as Chairperson of the Youth & Recreation Committee.