Michael R. Fortner Edit Profile
Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1989.
Research associate Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 1987—1993. Member board education School District 33, West Chicago, 1994. Alderman City of West Chicago, 1994—2001.
Assistant professor Northern Illinois University, 1994—2004. Mayor City of West Chicago, 2001—2006. Associate professor Northern Illinois University, since 2004.
Member District 95 Illinois House of Representatives, since 2007. Collaborator and co-author Dzero Experiment, Batavia, Illinois, since 1987. Co-chair physics panel Illinois Articulation Initiative, Springfield, since 2001.
Director transportation policy DuPage Mayors and Managers, Oak Brook, Illinois, 2002—2006. Cochair STAR Line Task Force, Chicago, 2002—2006. Speaker national meetings American Physical Society, 2008.
Commissioner History Preservation Commission, West Chicago, 1990—1994, Plan Commission, West Chicago, 1991—1994. Member Metropolitan Mayors Caucus, Education Reform Task Force, 2003—2006. Delegate Republican National Convention, 2008.
Precinct committeeman Winfield Township Republicans, West Chicago, 1995—2008. Moderator First Congressional Church, 1995—1999. Member of Illinois Section, American Association Physics Teachers, West Chicago Lions Club (president 1997—2001, treasurer 1997—2001, past president 1992), Sigma Pi Sigma (honorary).
Married Rebecca C. Hall, February 6, 1988. Children: Elizabeth C., Charles C.
1989Brandeis University , Doctor of Philosophy
1987 - 1993
1994 - 2001
1994 - 2004
2001 - 2006