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Dale FowlerREPRepublican State Senator, District 59
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ILResidence (state)

Dale Fowler is an American politician who has served as a Republican member of the Illinois Senate since January 2017. Fowler represents the 59th district, which includes all of Franklin, Hamilton, Williamson, Saline, Gallatin, Hardin, Pope, Massac, Johnson, Pulaski, and Alexander counties and portions of Union and Jackson counties in Southern Illinois. Prior to his election to the Illinois Senate he was mayor of Harrisburg and a member of the Saline County Board. Fowler defeated incumbent Gary Forby (D), who had represented the district for 14 years. He has 2 children with his wife Jill Fowler. Fowler is a Presbyterian. In 2018, Democrat J.B. Pritzker appointed Fowler a member of the gubernatorial transition's Job Creation and Economic Opportunity Committee.Fowler currently serves on the following committees: Commerce (Minority Spokesperson); Higher Education (Minority Spokesperson); Education; Energy and Public Utilities; Transportation; Revenue; Redistricting- Southern Illinois.

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Past Positions1 - 6 of 6
Member
Saline County Board
Current
Assistant Republican Leader
Illinois State Senate
2023 - Current
Senator
Illinois State Senate
2017 - Current
Former Mayor
City of Harrisbrug
Southern Illinois Business Development Officer
Peoples National Bank
Current
Former Engineer
Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice
Other Experience1 - 14 of 14
Chair
Saline County Chief Executive Officer Program
Current
Deacon
First Presbyterian Church of Harrisburg
Current
Founder and Chairman
Board of Directors, Fowler-Bonan Foundation
Current
Member
Harrisburg Masonic Lodge #325
Current
Member
Delta Leadership Network, Delta Regional Authority
Current
Member
Protective Order of Elks Lodge 1058
Current
Former President
United Way of Southern Illinois
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Government Accountability Pensions Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Transportation Subcommittee on Capital, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Economic Development Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Licensed Activities Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Executive Subcommittee on Gaming, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Agriculture Committee, Illinois State Senate