Jennifer Walling

Jennifer Walling has served as chief of staff for State Senator Heather Steans since February of 2008.  Walling previously worked at the Environmental Law and Policy Center as a Policy Advocate, focusing on encouraging municipal electric utilities to purchase clean renewable energy and invest in energy efficiency.  During law school, she interned for Lieutenant Governor Pat Quinn, working on renewable energy and natural resource issues.  Walling obtained her law degree and master’s degree in environmental science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2006, after gaining her undergraduate degree at the University of Illinois, as well.