Assistant Republican Leader
January 2005 - Present
Appropriations-Public Safety; Business & Occupational Licenses (Republican Spokesperson); Business Incentives for Local Comm. (Republican Spokesperson); Community College Access & Afford. (Republican Spokesperson); Executive; Financial Institutions; Insurance: Health & Life (Republican Spokesperson); Gaming Subcommittee; Business Licenses Subcommittee; Transportation Subcommittee.
Farmer; born September 15, 1964; A.S. in Agriculture, Lake Land College, B.S. in Agriculture, University of Illinois; Member of the Illinois Pork Producers Association, the Jasper Co. Farm Bureau, the Jasper & Effingham County Chamber of Commerce, the Sons of the American Legion, and St. Thomas Catholic Church; Newton Knights of Columbus; married (wife, Maria); two Children (Nicholas, Adriana).