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Karen Hasara

Current Term

2011-2017

Appointed By Governor

2009

Professional Experience

  • Mayor, City of Springfield, Illinois (1995-2003)
  • State Senator, 50th District (1993-1995)
  • State Representative, 100th District (1986-1993)
  • Circuit Clerk, Sangamon County, Seventh Judicial Circuit Court (1980-1986)
  • Broker manager/salesperson, K & L Real Estate (1977-1980)
  • Teacher, Christ The King Elementary School (1973-1975)

Professional/Civic Affiliations, Activities and Community Service

  • U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy, Executive Committee (2007-present)
  • Trustee, Springfield Mass Transit District (2007-present)
  • University of Illinois Alumni Sage Society Coordinating Committee (2006-present)
  • Illinois Equal Justice Foundation Board (2003-present)
  • Rotary Club of Springfield (2003-present)
  • University of Illinois, Springfield, Chancellor's Advisory Committee (1998-present)
  • Director, National Academy of Real Estate (1977-1980)
  • Member, Sangamon County Board (1975-1980)

Education

  • M.A., Legal Studies, University of Illinois at Springfield (1993)
  • B.S., Psychology, Elementary Education, University of Illinois at Springfield (1972)

Party Affiliation

Republican