Lakes Regional Chairman - Bob Kjellander
Bush-Cheney '04, Inc. Illinois Leadership
Regional Political Director - Dave DenHerder
Elected Governor of Illinois
in 1990 and served two terms (1991-99).
||Former Gov. Jim Edgar
'04 "W Stands for Women" chair: Mary Jo Arndt of Lombard.
2004 Committee | 925 S. Spring Street |
Aug. 19, 2004) Spokesman for Attorney General Jim Ryan's gubernatorial
campaign in 2002. Formed Eric Robinson Communications, a public relations
and communications firm, in Fall 1999. Spokesman to Lt. Gov. Corinne
Wood. Press secretary to Gov. Jim Edgar, 1994-98. Bachelor's
and Master's degrees from the University of Illinois. Resident of
includes deputy director and acting executive director of the Capital Development
Board ("the construction management arm of the Illinois state government"),
speechwriter for Gov. Jim Edgar, and reporter for the Chicago Tribune.
includes spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources, 1999.
Director of scheduling to Gov. Jim Edgar.
Mike McCormick (former
state's attorney and former chief of staff for Gov. Jim Edgar) - political
Cassidy Koziol -
liaison to Young Republicans and College Republicans; office manager.
example Wauconda (429 W. Liberty St.)
-Executive director of Speaker Denny Hastert's Keep Our Majority
PAC; spokesman to Hastert
Illinois Republican Party
| 32 W. Randolph, Suite 1700 | Chicago
Elected Chair Nov. 26, 2002.
Illinois State Treasurer, elected in 1994, and re-elected in 1998 and 2002.
State Senator, elected in 1984 and served for a decade. State Representative,
elected in 1980 and served two terms. Worked eleven years as
a reporter and editor for several community newspapers in the Cook County
suburbs. B.S. degree from Northwestern University ís Medill School
of Journalism, 1966. Born in Riverside, Illinois and continues to
||Judy Baar Topinka
(started as interim executive
director in Dec. 2003) Managed DuPage County State's Attorney
Joe Birkett's campaign for Illinois Attorney General starting in April
2002. Worked on the staff of State Treasure Judy Baar Topinka as
deputy chief of staff for programs in 2001-2. Took a leave of absence
in 2000 to help coordinate events for the Bush campaign. Has also
as district office director for Congresswoman Judy Biggert, on the political
staff of Jim Ryan, and on U.S. Senate candidate Rich Williamson's campaign
in 1992. Law degree from Loyola School of Law. Undergraduate
degree in journalism from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Resident of Glen Ellyn.
Experience includes press secretary
on Sam Ewing's campaign for the Republican nomination in the 15th CD (central
Illinois) in 2000.
Previously worked as legislative
liaison for the Springfield office of State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka,
appointed Aug./Sept. 2001.
|Director of Ballot Integrity
>>19 elected members of the
Republican State Central Committee.