Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series
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      Katherine Coyle (Peoria)
     Class of 2007

Katherine Coyle Katherine Coyle is the Chair of the Peoria County Republican Party, Deputy State Central Committeeman for the 18th Congressional District and Central Vice Chairman of the Illinois Republican County Chairman's Association. She was elected to the Illinois Central College Board of Trustees in April 2009 and served as its Chairman 2013-2014. Coyle is a City of Peoria Human Resources Commissioner and Vice President of the Trail's Edge Homeowner's Association.

Professionally, Coyle has worked in the past as Community Outreach Coordinator in the 92nd state house district, field director for a 2008 congressional campaign and for the eight years as political science instructor at Bradley University. She has also been an active volunteer with the Central Illinois Alzheimer's Association, Sigma Kappa Alumnae Association, Trewyn Peace Pals and her parish St. Vincent DePaul. Katherine is married to Peter and they have two teenage daughters.