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Judy Baar Topinka's Biography
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Judy Baar B. Topinka
1 Child: Joseph
BS, Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism, 1966
Chair, Illinois State Republican Party
Comptroller, State of Illinois, 2011-2014
Candidate, Governor of Illinois, 2006
Treasurer, State of Illinois, 1994-2006
Senator, Illinois State Senate, 1984-1994
Representative, Illinois State House of Representatives, 1980-1984
No caucus information on file.
Public Affairs Executive, American Medical Association
Founder, Public Relations Firm
Public Relations Advisor, Various Political Candidates and Organizations
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Member, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations
Member, City Club of Chicago
Member, Government Finance Officers Association
Former President, Midwest Region of the National Association of State Treasurers
Member, National Association of State Legislators
Treasurer, National Association of State Treasurers
Member, West Suburban Chapter of the Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority
Member, West Suburban Chiefs of Police Association
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