Morlie Patel serves as a Deputy Director for Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart’s office, where she has managed a department-wide Performance Management Initiative maximizing efficiencies, founded two community outreach initiatives addressing hate crimes, and worked on the office’s human trafficking initiative.  In addition to serving as an Advisory Board member for Men4Choice, Morlie also serves on the boards of the New Leaders Council, an organization that trains and empowers young progressive professionals in the political sphere, and the Asian American Action Fund, a PAC that supports Democratic Asian Americans running for office.  Morlie is an ardent believer in a woman’s right to choose and in protecting access to abortion and reproductive healthcare for women.