Representative Richard Morthland (R) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
|Senator 71st District|
|208-N Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-5201 FAX|
|4416 River Drive|
|Moline, IL 61265 |
|(309) 762-3045 FAX|
|Years served: 2011 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Public Utilities; Cities & Villages; Counties & Townships; Adoption Reform; Higher Education; Veterans' Affairs.
Biography: Educator and family farmer. B.A. in Communications from St. Ambrose University; pursuing M.A. in Communications. Professor of Speech Communications; taught courses at Black Hawk College, Scott Community College and Ashford University. Former member of the Rock Island County Board. Rich and his wife Betsey have been married for 31 years and are the proud parents of two daughters, Eliza and Bethany.