Senator Sue Rezin

Illinois

At-Large

Senator Sue Rezin was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in November of 2010, and was then appointed to the Illinois State Senate. She was sworn in as State Senator on December 14, 2010, and has continually represented the 38th Legislative District since then. Currently, she serves as Deputy Minority Leader for the Illinois Senate Republican Caucus.

Senator Rezin currently serves as the Minority Spokesperson on the Senate Energy and Public Utilities, Senate Education and Senate Human Rights committees. She is also a member of the Executive, Health and Insurance committees, as well as a member of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules.

On a national level, Senator Rezin is an active member of the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), which is a bipartisan organization that brings legislators and staff from across the county together to collaborate and share information to help craft the best solutions to problems states face. Senator Rezin currently serves on NCSL’s 63-member Executive Committee and Task Force on Energy Supply.

Senator Rezin helped establish the Grundy County summer internship program. Teaming up with the Grundy Area Vocational Center, the Grundy Economic Development Council, and several local employers, Senator Rezin has helped dozens of students obtain high quality internships. The goal is to not only provide students with a real world, hands on experience at great companies, but to entice students to stay in the area by working here.

Senator Rezin also established the Illinois Valley Flood Resiliency Alliance (IVFRA). The IVFRA brings communities, local governments, and emergency personnel together to help them prepare for extreme weather events, especially floods, through education, communication, and the purchasing of flood prevention materials. The IVFRA originally included LaSalle, Grundy, Bureau, and Putnam counties. It has since added several more. The IVFRA will soon develop a resiliency plan for the region. The IVFRA is also helping secure grant funding for communities to help prevent flood losses.

Senator Rezin is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program. In 2020, Sen. Rezin was chosen as one of the 2020 Women of Excellence Award honorees by the National Foundation for Women Legislators.

As a graduate of Augustana College, Senator Rezin earned a degree in International Business and Political Science with a minor in Hispanic Studies. For nearly two decades, she has been the co-owner and manager of her family’s real estate company.  Senator Rezin and her husband, Keith, reside in Morris and have four children.

 

 

 

State Senator for the 38th District of Illinois, serving Bureau, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Livingston, Putnam and Will counties.

Senator Sue Rezin was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in November of 2010, and was then appointed to the Illinois State Senate. She was sworn in as State Senator on December 14, 2010, and has continually represented the 38th Legislative District since then. Currently, she serves as Deputy Minority Leader for the Illinois Senate Republican Caucus.

As a proponent of energy advancement and independence, obtaining equitable education funding reform and improving statewide economic growth, Senator Rezin serves as the Minority Spokesperson on the Senate Energy and Public Utilities. She also serves as the Minority Spokesperson for the Senate Education and Senate Human Rights committees. Rezin is a member of the Executive, Health, and Insurance committees, as well as a member of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules.

Senator Rezin is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government’s Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program. In 2020, Sen. Rezin was chosen as one of the 2020 Women of Excellence Award honorees by the National Foundation for Women Legislators.

As a graduate of Augustana College, Senator Rezin earned a degree in International Business and Political Science with a minor in Hispanic Studies. For the past sixteen years, she has been the co-owner and manager of her family’s real estate company.