Terri Bryant
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Terri Bryant

Republican

State Senator, District 58

Illinois

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Murphysboro District Office
1032 West Industrial Park Road
Murphysboro, IL. 62966
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Terri Bryant

State Senator, District 58
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Years of Age
7
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Terri Bryant is a Republican member of the Illinois Senate from the 58th district. Previously, she was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives representing the 115th district from 2015 until 2021. She took office two weeks earlier than the majority of the 2015 freshman class when her predecessor Mike Bost resigned early in order to take office in Congress. The 115th district, located in Southern Illinois, includes Jefferson, Washington, Perry, Jackson and Union counties.Bryant was a public administrator with the Illinois Department of Corrections prior to her tenure as a State Representative.Bryant announced she would run for the Illinois Senate in 2020 to succeed fellow Republican Paul Schimpf. She was elected to the Illinois Senate and succeeded in the House by fellow Republican Paul Jacobs.She serves on the following committees: Behavioral and Mental Health (Minority Spokesperson); Agriculture; Education; Ethics; Executive Appointments; Health; Tourism and Hospitality; Subcommittee on Children & Family; Sub. on Long-Term Care & Aging; Redistricting- Southern Illinois.

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Experience

Past Positions

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Senator
Illinois State Senate
2021 - Current
Representative
Illinois House of Representatives
2015 - 2021
Public Service Administrator
Illinois Department of Corrections
1994 - 2014
Former Owner
Bluebell Restaurant

Other Experience

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Second Vice Chair
Central Committee, Jackson County Republican Party
Current
Vice President
Jackson County Republican Party Women’s Organization
Current
Former President
Governing Board, Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series
2010 - 2016
Delegate
Illinois Republican Convention
2008
Delegate
Illinois Republican Convention
2012
Former Coordinator of Coalitions
Illinois Republican Party
Former Member
Advisory Board, Illinois Department of Corrections Religious Practices
Former Member
Youth and Young Adults Committee, Illinois State House of Represntative
Former Member
Subcommittee on Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal Procedure, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice & System-Involved Youth, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Firearms and Firearm Safety, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Criminal Administration and Enforcement, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary-Criminal Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Human Services Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Higher Education Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Health Care Licenses Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations for Higher Education Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Tourism, Hospitality and Craft Industries Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Community Care Program, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Registration, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Juvenile Justice & System-Involved Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Public Safety, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Intermodal Infrastructure Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Tourism and Conventions Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Minority Spokesperson
Aging Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives