Maura Hirschauer | State Representative for the Illinois 49th District

Maura Hirschauer has been dedicated to serving the people of Illinois as the state representative for the Illinois 49th District. Maura has been an activist, community organizer, and an elementary education special education teacher.

After leaving teaching to raise her family, Maura taught ESL to adults and volunteered to teach literacy to elementary students. As president of the Batavia Mothers’ Club, she has overseen fundraisers and community service projects and worked closely with nonprofit organizations throughout the Fox Valley area. Maura is one of the founding members of the Kane/Kendall County chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, holding the positions of Membership and Legislative Lead.

Her experience and education have prepared her for her committee assignments in the state legislature, which include the Appropriations-Elementary and Secondary Education Committees, Elementary and Secondary Education School Curriculum Policies Committee, Prescription Drug Affordability Committee, Child Care Access and Early Childhood Committee, Housing Committee, and Veterans’ Affairs Committee. Maura is a neighborhood leader, fighting for working class families and for quality education and safety for children.

Learn more about Maura and how she serves Kane County on her website,

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