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Representative Mike Fortner (R)
49th District

Photograph of  Representative  Mike Fortner (R)
 

Springfield Office:
200-4N Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-1653
(217) 782-1275 FAX
District Office:
135 Fremont St.
West Chicago, IL  60185
(630) 293-9344
(630) 293-9785 FAX
Email: mike.fortner@sbcglobal.net

Years served: January 2007 - Present

Committee assignments: Tollway Oversight (Republican Spokesperson); Cities & Villages (Republican Spokesperson); Energy; Transportation, Regulation, Roads; Mass Transit; Biotechnology Committee (Republican Spokesperson); Local Government Subcommittee.

Biography: Mike Fortner (R- 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 Senator(s): Jim Oberweis