Representative Linda Chapa LaVia (D)
|229-E Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-0927 FAX|
|8 E. Galena Blvd.|
|Aurora, IL 60506 |
|(630) 264-6752 FAX|
|Years served: January 2003 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Elem Sec Ed Charter School Policy; Energy (Chairperson); Financial Institutions; Veterans' Affairs (Chairperson); Public Utilities; Sm Bus Empowerment Wkforce Develop; Elem Sec Ed School Curricu Policies (Vice-Chairperson); Special Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Real estate broker; born and raised in Aurora; bachelor's degree and ROTC, University of Illinois at Chicago; commissioned officer in the U.S. Army until 1993, Illinois National Guard until 1997; resides in Aurora; married, two daughters.