Current 19th Ward Ald. Matt O’Shea is a lifelong resident of the ward. Before his election in 2011, he worked as an aide to former Alderman Ginger Rugai, former State Representative Kevin Joyce, and former Cook County Sheriff Michael Sheahan. O’Shea previously served as Director of the Community Program at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. He currently sits on several boards in the Beverly neighborhood.
Schaible is a lifelong Beverly resident and a practicing doctor of gynecology and obstetrics for over 20 years. She practices medicine part-time and says she would give up the practice if elected to City Council. Schaible attended the University of Chicago, Rush College of Medicine and completed her residency in gynecology and obstetrics at University of Chicago Hospitals. She is a participant in her local CAPS program and the creator of the Neighborhood Email Alert System.