Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Representative Dena M. Carli (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
1st District

Photograph of  Representative  Dena M. Carli (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 1st District
200-1S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-7752
(217) 782-8917 FAX
District Office:
2650 W. 51st Street
Chicago, IL 60632
(773) 863-8701
(773) 863-8702 FAX

Years served: May 2011 - Present

Committee assignments: International Trade & Commerce; Consumer Protection; Tourism & Conventions; Adoption Reform; Judiciary II - Criminal Law.

Biography: Born and raised in the Back of the Yards Community, in Chicago. Currently a Chicago Police Sergeant and has been in law enforcement for 17 years. Graduate of Saint Xavier University where she earned a Masters Degree in Business Management with high honors; attended Governors State University for a Masters in Public Administration and Undergraduate Degree. She participates in advancement courses at Northwestern University for Leadership in Public Safety. She is married (Dennis) with 3 wonderful sons.

Associated Representative(s): Antonio Muñoz