Senator Meg Loughran Cappel (D)
|Senator 49th District|
|M118 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2009 S. Route 59|
|Plainfield, IL 60586 |
|Years served: 2020-|
Committee assignments: Behavioral and Mental Health; Commerce; Education (Vice-Chair); Labor; State Government; App-Education; App-Emergency Management (Sub-Vice-Chair); Redistricting- Kankakee & Will (Sub-Vice-Chair).
Biography: Lifelong educator and small business owner; Shorewood Chamber of Commerce member; previously served as school teacher’s union representative; former Joliet High School Board member; served as Illinois Association of School Board delegate; former Joliet Township High School Discipline Committee member; served and volunteered on various parent-teacher organizations; volunteered as Sator Sanchez Elementary School cheer coach for 7 years; resides in Shorewood with her husband Jason, three kids and dog Max.