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Senator Patrick J. Joyce (D)
40th District

Photograph of  Senator  Patrick J. Joyce (D)
 

Springfield Office:
Senator 40th District
118 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-7419
 
District Office:
270 Main St.
Park Forest, IL  60466
(708) 756-0882
(708) 756-0885 FAX

Years served: November 2019-Present

Committee assignments: Agriculture (Chair); Energy and Public Utilities; Health (Vice-Chair); Labor; Local Government; App- Agriculture, Envir. & Energy (Sub-Vice-Chair); Sub. on Long-Term Care & Aging (Sub-Chair).

Biography: Fourth generation farmer; grew up Reddick, Illinois, now resides in Essex, Illinois; B.A. in Agribusiness, Illinois State University; 19-year member of the Kankakee County Farm Bureau Board of Directors; lifelong advocate for conservation and environmental awareness; 25-year owner and operator of his family-owned farm; married, father of three, lost one daughter to leukemia in 2011; has since become a team leader for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.

Associated Representative(s): Jackie Haas
 Anthony DeLuca