Illinois Lincoln Excellence in Public Service Series
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The Illinois Lincoln Series Mission & Achievements

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



Achievements of Graduates


Lincoln Series fellows have achieved the following appointed or elective offices.

•Lieutenant Governor
•Illinois State Senator
•Illinois State Representative
•Clerk of the Circuit Court
•County Treasurer
•County Board and Forest Preserve Commissioner
•Township Board of Trustees
•School Board Member
•Municipal Mayor
•Municipal President
•Library Board Member
•Park Board Member
•Delegate, 1996 GOP National Convention
• Alternate Delegate, 1996 GOP National Convention
•Delegate, 1996 Illinois GOP convention
•Chair, Economic Development Board International Republican Institute
-- Representative to Russia
-- Representative to Angola
•Chair, County Mayors and Managers Conference
•State Republican Party Finance director (Illinois and Georgia)
•Legislative Assistant to State Representative
•Republican House Leader's Staff
•Illinois Secretary of State's Staff
•Airport Authority Commissioner Legislative Liaison,
•Illinois Lottery
•Precinct Committeeman
•Republican Township Chair
•State Officer, Illinois Federation of Republican Women (IFRW) IFRW Unit Club Office
•Republican National Committee
-- Director of Programs and Corporate Affairs Regional Finance Director
-- National Republican Senatorial Committee


Lincoln fellows have also served in significant positions in national, state, and local campaigns.