Sue Rezin's Profile

Sue Rezin
38th District

Sue Rezin was elected to the Illinois House of Representatives in November of 2010, and was then appointed to the Illinois State Senate. She was sworn in as State Senator of the 38th Senate District on December 14, 2010. Currently, she serves as Deputy Minority Leader for the Illinois Senate Republican Caucus.

Sue is a graduate of Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government's Senior Executives in State and Local Government Program. In 2020, she was chosen as one of the 2020 Women of Excellence Award honorees by the National Foundation for Women Legislators. She also serves on the Foundation's Board of Directors.

As a graduate of Augustana College, Sue earned a degree in International Business and Political Science with a minor in Hispanic Studies. For the past sixteen years, she has been the co-owner and manager of her family’s real estate company.

Teaming up with the Grundy Area Vocational Center, the Grundy Economic Development Council, and several local employers, Sue helped establish the Grundy County summer internship program, which has helped dozens of students obtain high quality internships.

Sue also established the Illinois Valley Flood Resiliency Alliance (IVFRA). The IVFRA brings communities, local governments, and emergency personnel together to help them prepare for extreme weather events, especially floods, through education, communication, and the purchasing of flood prevention materials. The program has received national recognition for its success.

Sue and her husband, Keith, reside in Morris and have four children.


Mom who cares about the world our kids live in. Illinois State Senator.