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Founded in 1994, the Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series has graduated over 200 women from every part of the state and continues today to follow the mission:

To increase the number of Illinois Republican women
in elected and appointed governmental and political positions
at the local, state, and federal levels.


2015 Illinois General Assembly Inauguration

Lincoln Series president Terri Bryant at the Inauguration of the Illinois House of Representatives at Sangamon Auditorium on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015. Representative Bryant is now a member of the 99th General Assembly, representing the 115th District in southern Illinois. A big congratulations Representative Bryant!


2015 Inauguration

On Monday, January 12, 2015, Bruce Rauner was sworn in as Illinois' 42nd Governor. More than 30 Lincoln Series alumni were in attendance at events throughout the day to celebrate the new governor. We look forward to working with you Governor Rauner!


October 2, 2014

Class of 2014

Class of 2014

Meet the Class of 2014

 Lynn Bila, Downers Grove

Meghan Gray, Beach Park

Coleen Magnussen, Wyoming

Heather Oyler, Peoria

Amy Sholar, Alton

Katelyn Wallace, Normal

Elaine Zannis, Oak Brook

2014 Class Calendar