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Thom Mannard Biography

Former Executive Director of the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence
Con to the question "Should Adults Have the Right to Carry a Concealed Handgun?"

“Why Does the Illinois State Rifle Association Deny That Concealed Weapons Permit Holders Have Killed 139 Since May 2007, Including 9 Cops,”, Mar. 10, 2010

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Executive Director, Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, 2000-2010
  • Director, Public Policy and Government Relations, Illinois Division, American Cancer Society, 2010-present
  • Legislative Aide, Office of the Speaker Michael Madigan, Illinois General Assembly, 1988-1992
  • Staff Director, US Representative William Lipinski
  • Former Lobbyist, Illinois Hospital Association
  • Former Campaign Manager, Howard Carroll For Congress
  • Former Independent Consultant, Million Mom March
  • Former Independent Consultant, Public Response Group
  • BA, Political Science, Marquette University, 1986
  • Lives in Evanston with his wife Kelly and their two children Quinn and Jane Shea