Dan McConchie is the State Senator for the 26th District of Illinois and has served in this role since April 2016. He serves as the Minority Spokesperson for the Government Reform Committee and is a member of the Appropriations I, Appropriations II, Education, Insurance, and Licensed Activities & Pensions committees.
Professionally, Dan is a Senior Advisor to The Shelby Group, where he works to apply private sector purchasing practices to government.
With a heart for service, Dan joined the Army National Guard on his 17th birthday serving nine years in the infantry and military police, and then served in the non-profit world for twenty years.
He serves on the Board of Regents for The Fund for American Studies, an international organization training young people for leadership and teaching them the principles of freedom and free-market economics. Dan also serves on the Board of Directors of Informed Choices Pregnancy & Parenting in Grayslake and Crystal Lake and served previously on the Public Works Committee for the Village of Hawthorn Woods.
Dan is married, and he and his wife Milena have two teenage daughters. They are members of Heritage Church in Lake Zurich.
Illinois’ 26th Senate District is in the northwest Chicago suburbs and includes all or part of Algonquin, Barrington, Carpentersville, Cary, Crystal Lake, Deer Park, Fox River Grove, Green Oaks, Hawthorn Woods, Hoffman Estates, Island Lake, Kildeer, Lake in the Hills, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Long Grove, Mundelein, Oakwood Hills and Vernon Hills.