Mike Boland

Mike Boland DEMDemocrat

American politician in Illinois

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Mike BolandDEMDemocrat American politician in Illinois
79
Years of Age
15
Years of Experience
INResidence (state)

Mike Boland is an American politician who served in the Illinois House of Representatives, representing the 71st District from 1995 to 2010, and the Democratic nominee for Indiana State Treasurer in 2014.Born on August 20, 1942, Mike was born and spent part of his childhood in Davenport, Iowa as one of seven children. His family moved to Texas; Boland returned to the Quad Cities area to finish the final two years of high school.He received his B.A. from Upper Iowa University and his M.S. in education from Henderson State University; as of 2002 he had, from Western Illinois University and the University of Iowa, 48 semester hours of work past his master's degree. Boland spent thirty years as a civics teacher.Boland's wife, Mary, is a member of the Illinois State Democratic Central Committee from Illinois's 17th congressional district. Mike and Mary have two daughters.As of 2011, Boland lived in East Moline, Illinois.

Education6 - 6 of 4
Henderson State University
MS Education
1972
Upper Iowa University
BA
1967
Western Illinois University
Attended
University of Iowa
Attended
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
Illinois General Assembly
1995 - 2010
Delegate
Democratic National Presidential Nominating Convention
1980
Delegate
Democratic National Presidential Nominating Convention
2000
Alternate Delegate
Democratic National Midterm Election Convention
1978
Member
East Moline Bicentennial Committee
Representative
Former Member
United Township School Board
Former Adjunct Professor
Former Public School Teacher
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Co-Founder
Board of Directors, CitizensÂ’ Utility Board (CUB)
Former Vice President
Citizen Utility Board
Member
East Moline Library Board
Member
Board of Trustees, Black Hawk College
Former Chair
Pay Day Loans Subcommittee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair
Elections and Campaign Reform Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair
Higher Education Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair
Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations-Public Safety Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member
Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois House of Representatves
Former Member
Telecommunications Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member
Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member
Labor Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Vice-Chair
Veterans Committee, Illinois House of Representatives