July 2006 - January 2015
Business Growth & Incentives (Republican Spokesperson); Judiciary; Labor & Commerce Committee (Republican Spokesperson); Public Utilities; Unemployment Insurance Subcommittee; Real Estate, Property, Probate, Tru; Economic Development.
Attorney; Director, West Central Illinois Regional Office of the Illinois Attorney General, 1997 - 2004, serving under Attorneys General Jim Ryan and Lisa Madigan; Mt. Sterling City Attorney; member Governor's Juvenile Corrections Board; commissioner, Mt. Sterling Park Board. Undergraduate and law degrees from Southern Illinois University; assisted in creation of Brown County United Way; member, John Wood Community College Foundation Board; member, board of directors, Quincy Alzheimer's Association; member, Regional Council of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Married (husband Jim), four children, resides in Quincy.