Representative Sandra M. Pihos (R)
|225-N Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 558-1072 FAX|
|751 Roosevelt Road|
|Building 7, Suite 106|
|Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 |
|(630) 858-8857 FAX|
|Years served: January 2003 - Present|
Committee assignments: Accountability & Administrative Rev; Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Tollway Oversight; Consumer Protection; Housing; Elementary & Secondary Education (Republican Spokesperson); Small Business Empowerment & Workfo; Charter Schools Subcommittee (Sub-Co-Chairperson); Science, Technology, Engineering, (Sub-Co-Chairperson).
Biography: Former elementary and middle school teacher, gifted and special education teacher, high school guidance counselor, and former small business owner of a restaurant management firm; graduate of Mount Union College in Alliance, Ohio; Master's Degree in Education, Northern Illinois University; Illinois State Director, Women in Government (2010-present); Co-Chair, Conference of Women Legislators' New Leadership Program; Board of Education Member, Glenbard High School District 87 (1993-2003)/ President (2001-2003); First Responder Response Readiness Award (2012); Housing Action IL Golden Trowel Award (2010); DuPage Housing Action's Legislator of the Year (2010); IL Assoc. of School Social Workers Legislator of the Year (2009); Western DuPage Special Recreation Assoc. Legislator of the Year (2007, 2008, 2011, 2012); Friend of Agriculture Award (2007, 2010, 2012); married (husband, Bill); four children (Andria, Peter, Deanna, and Michael).