Senator Heather A. Steans's Biography


Full Name: Heather A. Steans
Current Office: State Senate - District 7, Democratic
First Elected: 02/05/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Leo; 3 Children: Ryan, Sam, Abby
Birth Date: 05/08/1963
Birth Place: Lake Forest, IL
Home City: Chicago, IL
  • Awards:

    Lung Health Champion Award, Respiratory Health Association, 2010
    Outstanding Government Leadership Award, Illinois Recycling Association, 2010
    Civic Leadership Award, Chicago Battered Women's Network, 2010
    Leadership Award State Policymaker, Data Quality Campaign, 2009
    Legislator of the Year Award, Arc of Illinois, 2009
    Legislative Advocacy Award, Illinois Coalition Against Handgun Violence, 2009
    Heartland Alliance 25th Anniversary Award, 2009
    Legislative Lifesaver Award, American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, 2009
    Legislative Leadership Award, Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association, 2008
    Legislative Hero Award,, 2008
    Activator Award, Illinois Farm Bureau, 2008 and 2010
    Kids Count Award, Voices for Illinois Children, 2008


Contact Information

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Senator 7th District
M120 Capitol Building

Springfield, IL 62706

Phone: 217-782-8492
Fax: 217-782-2115

5533 North Broadway
Chicago, IL 60640

Phone: 773-769-1717
Fax: 773-769-6901