Donald P. DeWitte is the State Senator for the 33rd Senate District of Illinois, and has served in this role since his appointment in September 2018. He currently serves as the Minority Spokesperson for the Senate Transportation Committee and the Senate Government Accountability and Pensions Committee. He also serves as a member on the Education, Local Government, Revenue, Appropriations II, and Telecommunications & Info Technology committees.
Prior to his appointment to the Illinois State Senate, Don was the St. Charles Mayor from 2005 to 2013, and a St. Charles alderman from 1993 to 2005. Most recently, Don served on the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA) Board representing Kane County for the past five years.
Don attended Elgin Community College and the University of Illinois at Springfield before beginning a four decades-long career in the building materials industry, serving in various positions with local and national manufacturers, primarily in kitchen design and sales.
Don and his wife, Diane, have been married 34 years and have two children.
Illinois’ 33rd Senate District is in the northwest Chicago suburbs and includes all or part of Algonquin, Batavia, Carpentersville, Crystal Lake, East Dundee, Elgin, Geneva, Gilberts, Hampshire, Huntley, Lake in the Hills, Lakewood, Pingree Grove, Sleepy Hollow, South Elgin, St. Charles, Wayne and West Dundee.