MEET TOM DEMMER


Tom Demmer lives in Dixon, Illinois and is the State Representative for the 90th District and serves as the Deputy Minority Leader in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Tom serves on several healthcare and budget committees and is a strong voice for transparency, ethics, and fiscal responsibility, and is a member of the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules. He is also the Republican point person for all of the state’s fiscal issues and has been a leader in calling for meaningful pension and structural reforms to the state’s budget.  

Tom was recently named a 2021 GOPAC Emerging Leader, part of a year-long initiative to support the next generation of Republican leaders across the country. 

In the General Assembly, Tom co-founded the Children’s Health Caucus to ensure children across Illinois have access to healthcare services, and he was a founding member of the Future Caucus and Technology Caucus.  

Tom was the Director of Innovation & Strategy at KSB Hospital, a not-for-profit community hospital with locations in Lee and Ogle Counties. He graduated from the University of Dayton and was a White House Intern in the Office of the Vice President of the United States. Prior to the General Assembly, Tom served on the Lee County Board.

Tom is a Henry W. Toll Fellow with the Council of State Governments. He served on the Board of Directors of the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home Preservation Foundation. He is a member of St. Anne Parish, the Dixon Rotary Club, the Knights of Columbus, and is a volunteer teacher with Junior Achievement.