Rachael Parker

County Clerk
Title: County Clerk
Phone: 309-672-6059
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Rachael was elected on November 3, 2020 as the Peoria County Clerk.  Prior to that she was appointed as the Peoria County Clerk on August 8, 2019 by the County Board.  Rachael was first elected to the County Board in November 2010, representing District 5. With that win she had to resign her position of 3.5 years on the board for Peoria Public Schools.

Before being appointed as the Clerk, Rachael had served as the Economic Development Director for the City of Chillicothe for 7 years.  She is a small business owner of Sweet Cakes by Rachael.  With her prior involvements on various boards she understands the connection between government, business and education. 

Rachael is and has been actively involved in the community with her volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Heart of Peoria Neighborhood Association, the Neighborhood Alliance, the Black Business Alliance, a former Advisory Board Member for the Salvation Army, a member of the Chillicothe Rotary and an active member of St. Paul Baptist Church. Rachael is also a mother and a grandmother.

A graduate of Bradley University, where she was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Fame in 1992.

Rachael is proud to serve the residents of Peoria County as the County Clerk.  


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