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Senator David Koehler (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
|Senator 46th District|
|M106 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-2115 FAX|
|Years served: Appointed December 2006, Elected 2008 - Present|
Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Agriculture and Conservation; Energy (Vice-Chairperson); Labor; Local Government (Chairperson); Transportation; Subcommittee on Amendments (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Special Issues; Redistricting; Subcommittee on Redistricting I; Enterprise Zone Extensions; Subcommittee on Employment Issues.
Biography: Born and raised in South Dakota. Received Bachelor of Arts degree in 1971 from Yankton College - Yankton, South Dakota. Masters of Divinity; United Theological Seminary - Dayton, Ohio. Former Staff member, National Farm Worker Ministry (NFWM). Former Community organizer and program manager for Peoria Friendship House. Former Executive Director - Peoria Area Labor Management Council (PALM). Former President for Labor Management Cooperative Health Programs, Inc. Peoria County Board (1982-1988). Peoria City Council (1989-1997). They have three daughters, a son-in-law and two granddaughters.