Illinois Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady announced today the appointment of Senator Dave Syverson (R-Rockford) as Deputy Republican Leader.
“I’ve had the pleasure of working with Dave Syverson for more than fifteen years, and there is no one more qualified to serve as Deputy Leader,” said Brady. “Dave is a veteran lawmaker who is widely recognized for his common sense approach to improving the state’s jobs climate. His experience, particularly on economic issues, will be invaluable in the coming year.”
“It’s an honor to be selected. I’m pleased to have Leader Brady’s confidence and look forward to serving in this new capacity,” said Syverson. “Illinois is facing tremendous challenges and I anticipate to working closely with the Leader to tackle these important issues.”
Syverson, who has served in the Illinois Senate since 1993, was previously serving in leadership as Assistant Republican Leader.
The appointment takes effect immediately. The position carries no increase in salary.
The appointment was made following Senator Brady’s unanimous selection on August 29 to fill the position of Senate Republican Leader in the Illinois Senate.