Destinee Ortiz

Destinee Ortiz

Will County Board, District 9, IL

Destine is a wife and devoted mother of three children. She is a substitute teacher’s aide for multi-needs students—a role which she adores. Destinee is passionate about community, and this is why she is a community volunteer at a local high school with their problem-solving circles program, and she also works closely with local environmental justice organizations to spread awareness and take action to resolve issues relevant to the community.

Destinee intimately lives by the values of work ethic and humility having formerly worked as a UPS Part-Time Sunrise Supervisor, (where she met her husband) and spent countless shifts as a Server and Bartender for Texas Roadhouse and Bar Louie. Being pro-union and pro-living wage jobs is part of Destinee’s DNA. She not only believes in creating clean energy union jobs in Will County, but she is also committed to prioritizing and protecting our hard-working everyday people.

Destinee is ready to give even more back to her community as it continues to give her so much—a great place to live and raise a family. She will continue to work hard for the people in her district every day. Destinee is the candidate who people can trust because she listens. Destinee will continue listening to the pressing issues for people in her district, plunge into producing a practical solution, and take immediate action! Destinee is the people’s candidate because she lives their struggles and through compassionate listening, their voice is hers.