Neeley has a strong background in legislative issues and civic engagement. She joined the Illinois REALTORS® team as a Government Affairs Director (GAD) in December of 2018. She also serves as the GAD for Rockford Area REALTORS®, Heartland REALTOR® Organization, REALTOR® Association of Northwestern Illinois, and Belvidere Board of REALTORS®.  Before joining the Illinois REALTORS®, Neeley worked six years as the Legislative Aide for State Representative Joe Sosnowski (69th District) helping local governments, advocacy groups, and constituents by answering their questions and assisting them with navigating state programs and services. Additionally, she has comprehensive knowledge of the local government process due to serving as an elected trustee (2012-2019) and Finance Chairwoman in her hometown. Additionally, Neeley worked as an Executive Assistant (certified ABA Paralegal) to the Boone County States Attorney (2009-2012).  

Neeley Erickson

Government Affairs Director 

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