Chaundra Bishop

Chaundra Bishop

Urbana City Council, Ward 5, IL

Chaundra is a public health professional and community leader, working in both nonprofit and government organizations. Her work has focused on creating strategies to increase visibility, participation, and the well-being of underserved communities through health education and promotion.

She is running for Champaign County Coroner because she believes the office is capable of doing more for the community. Beyond just determining the cause of death, the coroner’s office can play an important role in preventing deaths through outreach and education. The trends of prevention can be applied to that of the Coroner's office while ensuring duties are performed with efficiency and compassion.

In gaining the support of voters, Chaundra will be the first African American woman elected to a county-wide position in Champaign County.