Representative Linda Chapa LaVia (D)
|233-E Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|540 W. Galena Blvd.|
|Aurora, IL 60506 |
|Years served: January 2003 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Cities & Villages; Elections & Campaign Finance; Elem Sec Ed: Licensing, Admin.; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies (Vice-Chairperson); Energy (Chairperson); Personnel & Pensions; Public Utilities; Aging; Veterans' Affairs (Chairperson); Special Issues Subcommittee; SPECIAL Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Election Administration Subcommitte; Resources and Management Subcommitt (Sub-Chairperson); Labor & Commerce Committee.
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.