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Representative Mike Fortner (R) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
95th District

Photograph of  Representative  Mike Fortner (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 95th District
232-N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-1653
(217) 782-1336 FAX
District Office:
135 Fremont St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
(630) 293-9344
(630) 293-9785 FAX

Years served: 2007 - Present

Committee assignments: Bio-Technology (Republican Spokesperson); Cities & Villages; Environment & Energy; Electric Generation & Commerce; Mass Transit; Youth and Family (Republican Spokesperson).

Biography: Mike Fortner (R-95, West Chicago) former mayor of West Chicago, and has headed transportation policy for the DuPage Mayors and Managers Conference. He has a B.A. in math and physics from Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Brandeis University in Massachusetts. He also teaches physics at Northern Illinois University, and co-chairs the Illinois Articulation Initiative Physics Panel. He formerly was a West Chicago alderman and a member of the West Chicago Elementary District 33 school board.

Associated Representative(s): Thomas Johnson