Meet Kathleen

Kathleen “Kathy” Carrier has been a lifelong Illinois resident. Her family moved to Addison, IL, when she was five years old, and she later attended Addison Trail High School, College of DuPage (COD), and National Louis University, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in
Working for a residential home builder, she found time to volunteer at the YWCA and raise her family, while remaining active in local politics. Kathleen has worked to improve resources for single parents and senior citizens alike.  Thanks to her father, Frank, who served in WWII, she has a heightened awareness of veterans’ needs. 
Kathleen is married to her husband Randall.  Collectively they have 5 adult children and 10 grandchildren.

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About The Recorder’s Office

From the DuPage County Recorder’s office website:

The DuPage County Recorder’s Office is the official land records office for all real estate (properties) located within DuPage County.

The recorder’s primary responsibility is the indexing of documents in the “chain-of-title” to DuPage County land. Your property and its prior ownership history is recorded (filed) in the DuPage County Recorder’s Office.

Services include:

  • Free recordation of military discharge papers. (DD214’s)
  • Free Property Fraud Alert sign up for DuPage County property owners.
  • The recordation of all property transactions in the County.
  • Access to research materials/capabilities back to 1839 when the County was created.

Accomplishments As Recorder

  • Made history by recording the office’s first Unlawful Restrictive Covenant Modification in February 2022
  • More than doubled the sign-ups for Property Fraud Alert
  • Continued efforts to make Recorder’s office public services readily available and easy to use
  • Co-hosted 3 annual Veterans Resource Fairs with the Veterans Assistance Commission, bringing together over 50 agencies providing information on veterans programs and resources.
  • Co-hosted a successful Senior Scams Workshop, alongside the Sheriff, State’s Attorney, and Treasurer and Community Services department. This free workshop was also live-streamed on the County’s YouTube channel.
  • Continued the office’s prioritization of providing excellent and efficient customer service
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