10 things you didn't know about Rep. Barb Wheeler

State Rep. Barbara Wheeler represents the 64th Legislative District in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Rep. Wheeler has spent her entire adult life in public service, starting as volunteer for the United States Peace Corps. She later served as a school teacher at Wauconda Middle School and was elected to the McHenry County Board in 2002. As a Board Member, Barbara’s top priorities were conservation and fiscal responsibility. She was awarded the Theta Award from the McHenry County Environmental Defenders for her conservation agenda. Additionally, the County Board improved the bond rating to Aaa during her tenure.