99th GA Committee Assignments: Jesiel’s financial experience will provide strong representation

GURNEE – The 99th General Assembly announced State Representative Sheri Jesiel (R-Winthrop Harbor) will serve Illinois on the following committee’s:

     Human Service Appropriations
     Public Safety Appropriations
     Elementary & Secondary: School Curriculum & Policies
     Personnel & Pensions
     Human Services
     Juvenile Justice & System Involved Youth
     Special Needs Services

In addition to the mentioned committees, House Republican Leader Jim Durkin has also appointed Jesiel to the Legislative Audit Commission.   

“I am really excited for this opportunity to address these important topics in Illinois. I look forward to applying my accounting and business background to the appropriations committees, as well as applying that experience to the retirement and pension plans as a framework for addressing the pension challenges in our state,” said Jesiel. “I also see many opportunities with the other committees to which I’ve been assigned, each of which are critical topics.”

The Human Services Appropriations Committee to which Jesiel has been assigned emphasizes the needs of those most vulnerable in Illinois. Jesiel’s presence is vital to this committee, as her knowledge of accounting will be essential to ensuring that the neediest Illinoisans are not left behind during these challenging economic times.