Party affiliation: Republican Party
Virginia Fiester FREDERICK, American Illinois State Representative. Chicago Area Woman of Achievement, 1978; Lottie Holman Award for First Term Legislator, 1980; Jane Adams Award for Leadership in Women's Issues, Illinois Legislature, 1982. League of Women Voters; American Association, of University Women; United Nations Association; Illinois Conference of Women Legislators; Chicago Council on Foreign Relations.
Ward Caucus Chairwoman, Lake Forest, 1972-1973. Member, Finance Committee, 1974-1975. Alderman, First Ward, Lake Forrest, 1974-1978.
Illinois State Representative, District 59, since 1979. Secretary, Republican Caucus. Spokesperson, Committee on Revenue.
Member, Appropriations I, Public Utilities State Government Admin., Children, Alzheimer’s Task Force and Long Term Care Task Force Committees. Co-Chairwoman, Citizen’s Council on Children.
Professional career: freelance fashion designer, Lake Forest, Illinois, 195278. President Mid-America/China Exchange, Kenilworth, Illinois, 1978-1980.