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Representative Dan Caulkins (R)
88th District

Photograph of  Representative  Dan Caulkins (R)

Springfield Office:
Senator 88th District
200-5N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8163
District Office:
715 West Imboden Drive
Decatur, IL 62521
(217) 876-1968
(217) 876-1973 FAX

Years served: January 2019 - Present

Committee assignments: Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT (Republican Spokesperson); Energy & Environment; Labor & Commerce; Prescription Drug Affordability (Republican Spokesperson); Public Utilities; Occupational Licenses.

Biography: Dan Caulkins has been married for 44 years to his wife, Jo. He has more than two decades of military experience, retiring as a US Army Major. Caulkins worked for Decatur manufacturing giant ADM and several local companies, as well as running his own businesses focused on providing long-term care and assisted living for disabled adults. Dan is a graduate of Decatur public schools and Eastern Illinois University. He previously served on the Eastern Illinois University Board of Trustees and was a member of the Decatur City Council from 2005-2009.

Associated Representative(s): Sally J. Turner