David (Dave) Koehler (D-SS46)
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Capitol: 217.782.8250
FAX: 217.782.0813
District: 309.677.0120
Room 309-M Capitol Building 401 South Second Street
Springfield, IL 62706

District Office:
1203 East Kingman Avenue
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Nora Sullivan   
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Energy and Public Utilities
MemberSenate Committee on Higher Education
MemberSubcommittee on Education
MemberSenate Committee on Agriculture
MemberSenate Committee on Labor
Counties Representing
Fulton / Peoria / Tazewell


Born and raised in South Dakota, moved to Peoria in 1978; B.A., Yankton College, 1971; M.A. in divinity, United Theological Seminary, 1974; staff member, National Farm Worker Ministry; community organizer and program manager, Peoria Friendship House; executive director, Peoria Area Labor Management Council; president, Labor Management Cooperative Health Programs Inc.; Peoria County Board member, 1982-88; Peoria City Council member, 1989-97 (mayor pro tem, 1993-94); member of the NCSL Natural Resources and Infrastructure Committee and Task Force on Energy Supply; first elected to Senate in November 2006; appointed to Senate in December 2006 to fill term of retiring Senator George Shadid; married with three daughters, two sons-in-law, one daughter-in-law, three granddaughters and one grandson.