State Representatives

48th District: Representative Terra Costa Howard (D)

Springfield Office:
244-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8037

District Office:
913 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 812-9292

Email: RepTCH48@gmail.com

Years served: January 2019 – Present

Committee assignments: Cities & Villages; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies; Judiciary – Civil; Mental Health; Transportation: Regulation, Roads; Family Law Subcommittee; Veterans’ Affairs.

Biography: Legal advocate for vulnerable children, seniors, and families; small business owner; born and raised in DuPage County; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., DePaul University; Parent Teacher Association member; Girl Scout leader; former Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board president; adjunct professor, College of DuPage; married, with three daughters.

81st District: Representative Anne Stava-Murray (D)

Springfield Office:
276-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-6578

District Office:
633 Rogers Street
Suite 110
Downers Grove, IL 60515
(630) 605-0595

Email: office@repstavamurray.com

Years served: January 2019 – Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Capital; Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies; Judiciary – Criminal; Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme; Juvenile Justice and System Involve; Election Process & Cybersecurity.

Biography: Full-time legislator; former commissioner on the Naperville Board of Fire and Police; worked as a consumer researcher for corporations prior to working in government; graduate of Dartmouth College; married, has three children.

 

85th District: Representative John Connor (D)

Springfield Office:
284-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-4179

District Office:
16151 S. Weber Road
Suite 103
Crest Hill, IL 60403
(815) 372-0085

Email: repconnor@gmail.com

Years served: June 2017 – Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-General Service; Appropriations-Higher Education; Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT (Vice-Chairperson); Judiciary – Criminal; Labor & Commerce; Transportation: Regulation, Roads; Broadband Access and IT Assurance (Sub-Co-Chairperson); Distributed Ledgers & Cryptocurrenc (Sub-Co-Chairperson); Job Growth, Preservation and Traini; Firearms and Firearm Safety; Sentencing, Penalities and Criminal; Election Process & Cybersecurity (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: John Connor was born and raised in Joliet. He received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and his J.D. from the University of Illinois. Connor spent nearly 20 years as a criminal prosecutor at the Will County State’s Attorney’s Office. He helped launch the Major Crimes Prosecution Unit and was also chief of the High Tech Crime Unit. Connor instituted and ran the special grand jury for the Drew Peterson case, securing the indictment that successfully led to Peterson’s conviction. He and his wife live in Lockport and have three sons.