Legislative Brew with State Senator Cristina Castro
You’re invited to our Legislative Brew to meet featuring State Senator Cristina Castro, 22nd Senate District of Illinois on Wednesday, September 25 from 8:30 to 9:30 am at the Chamber office. You will have a chance to catch up over coffee with our Springfield representative, hear about policy decisions and the impact on your business, ask your questions, and mix and mingle with other Chamber members all in an informal setting.
State Senator Cristina Castro represents the 22nd District, which includes all or part of 10 different communities located within Cook and Kane County. She is a second-generation Mexican American and lifelong district resident who is committed to her community and to public service.
Castro has a marketing and communications management background and has held positions in both the public and private sector. She received an associate degree from Elgin Community College, then became the first person in her family to earn a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. She served on the Kane County Board from 2008 until 2016.
She is a member of the Latino Caucus and serves on multiple committees including, Appropriations I, Commerce and Economic Development, Energy, Labor, Revenue, Transportation, and she is the chair of the Veterans Affairs committee.
Castro and her husband, Joe McKeown, reside on the east side of Elgin with their three dogs.
The Elgin Area Chamber connects our members with the information, opportunities, and people from across the political spectrum that makes a difference to your business with “Legislative Brew.” Sometimes we’ll meet for coffee, other times we just might meet for a “brew.” In any case, EAC will bring together a mix of individuals engaged in government and the policy discussions facing our community, region, and state in for a cup and conversation.
Chamber members, to reserve your seat for our next Legislative Brew with Senator Castro, visit ElginChamber.com or call 847-741-5660 for more information.