Steven A. Andersson has been a licensed attorney for almost three decades. Prior to be being appointed to the Commission, he was a partner at the law firm of Mickey, Wilson, Weiler, Renzi & Andersson, P.C. and the Elder Law Center, P.C. Andersson was also the State Representative for Illinois' 65th legislative district from 2015 to 2019 where he served as Republican floor leader in 2018. During the 99th General Assembly, Andersson was a leader of the Republican coalition that joined with the Democratic caucus to end the longest state budget impasse in U.S. history. He has also been a strident defender of the rights of all people, including being the chief co-sponsor for the ERA, a two-time sponsor of the Equal Pay Act, and chief co-sponsor of the LGBTQ curriculum bill. Prior to joining the Illinois House of Representatives, Andersson served his community as a Trustee on the Geneva Library District Board for approximately five years, including serving two years as treasurer. Andersson is a Past President of the Kane County Bar Association.