Maura Hirschauer (she/her) is part of the 102nd General Assembly of Illinois. She represents portions of the Fox Valley, mostly east of the Fox River, including portions of Aurora, Bartlett, Batavia, Elgin, Geneva, Hanover, Naperville, North Aurora, South Elgin, St. Charles, Warrenville, Wayne, West Chicago, and Winfield; which comprise portions of Suburban Cook, DuPage, and Kane Counties.
Maura is a former educator, community leader, and activist. She is a founding member and legislative lead of the Kane and Kendall County Chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Safety in America and a passionate commonsense gun safety advocate. Maura served as the President of a community-based philanthropic organization, The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation, and currently serves on its executive board. Through this work she collaborated with community leaders to improve the quality of life for children and families in the Fox River Valley. She also served as a Girl Scout Leader for six years. Maura is a former teacher, with comprehensive experience teaching in early childhood, elementary, and adult ESL classrooms. She earned her B.A. in English from Colby College in Waterville, Maine and pursued graduate studies in Elementary Education at the University of Colorado at Denver.