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Michael Boland's Biography
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Michael 'Mike' J. Boland
Wife: Mary; 2 Children
Attended, University of Iowa
Attended, Western Illinois University
MS, Education, Henderson State University, 1972
BA, Upper Iowa University, 1967
Member, East Moline Bicentennial Committee
Former Member, United Township School Board
Candidate, Indiana State Treasurer, 2014
Candidate, Illinois State Senate, District 36, 2012
Representative, Illinois General Assembly, District 71, 1995-2010
Delegate, Democratic National Presidential Nominating Convention, 1980, 2000
Alternate Delegate, Democratic National Midterm Election Convention, 1978
Former Member, Agriculture and Conservation Committee, Illinois House of Representatves
Former Member, Appropriations-Public Safety Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair, Elections and Campaign Reform Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair, Financial Institutions Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair, Higher Education Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member, Labor Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Chair, Pay Day Loans Subcommittee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member, Telecommunications Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Vice-Chair, Veterans Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Member, Workers' Compensation and Unemployment Committee, Illinois House of Representatives
Former Adjunct Professor
Former Public School Teacher
Religious, Civic, and other Memberships
Co-Founder, Board of Directors, Citizens Utility Board (CUB)
Member, Board of Trustees, Black Hawk College
Former Vice President, Citizen Utility Board
Member, East Moline Library Board
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