State Representative Dan Brady is a Republican from Bloomington and represents the 105th District in central Illinois, which includes Normal, portions of East Bloomington, Carlock, Towanda, Lexington, Hudson, Gridley, Chenoa, Cooksville, Colfax, and Anchor. The Eastern boundary of the district stretches over to Fairbury, Forrest and Strawn in Livingston County.
Rep. Brady received his BA from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa, and his Associates Degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Prior to being elected State Representative, he was elected as McLean County Coroner in 1992 and re-elected in 1996.
Rep. Brady was named to the House Republican Leadership team in 2003 as Republican Caucus Chair and in 2008 he was named Assistant Minority Leader. He has also served Co-Chair of the Illinois Funeral & Burial Pre-need Task force, an ombudsman on the Cemetery Oversight Task Force, and has served on both the Medicaid Managed Care Task Force and as a Co-chair of the House Republican Committee on Methamphetamine. In the House, Rep. Brady has been especially active in legislative efforts affecting insurance, families, law enforcement, and emergency medical services.
Rep. Brady and his wife Teri have two children, Danielle and Tom. They reside in Bloomington.