Jason is a lifelong resident of Eldorado, Illinois, owns and operates Beck’s Drugs – a local pharmacy that’s been in his family since 1969. He also owns and operates Beck’s Home Healthcare Products and Beck’s Long Term Care Pharmacy. His proven experience as a job creator uniquely qualifies him to identify and rein in excessive government regulations and laws that harm businesses and kill jobs. Jason will work to pass common sense reforms that help existing businesses grow, and attract new industry. This experience and knowledge has prepared Jason to make a real difference in bringing more good paying jobs to Southern Illinois.
Serving as President of the Eldorado School Board he understands the importance of quality education and how broken promises from career politicians in Springfield negatively affect our local students, teachers, and taxpayers. Jason will stand up to anyone blocking our schools from receiving the funding and results needed to succeed, without asking any more of Southern Illinois’ overburdened taxpayers.
As a healthcare professional, he serves on the Board of Directors for: Ferrell Hospital, Egyptian Health in Eldorado, Pharmacy Development Services, and the Illinois Pharmacists Association. He’s also a community member of the Rural Health Clinic of Ferrell Hospital, and served as president of the board for the Bridge Medical Clinic, that benefited working families without medical insurance. Jason knows firsthand how ineffective government policies hurt the quality of healthcare and raise costs. He’s uniquely qualified to evaluate and reform broken policies to increase the quality, access, and affordability of healthcare for all of Southern Illinois.
Learning the value of hard work and giving back to the community from his parents, he continues to donate his time, energy, and efforts to local schools, students, and charities. Jason, and his two children, Max and Mya, are members of the First Christian Church of Eldorado. He’s also a member of the Eldorado Rotary Club, Men’s Club, Sons of The American Legion, and volunteers as Treasurer for Eldorado Youth Athletics. As an avid sportsman and constitutionalist, Jason is a life member of both the NRA and National Association of Gun Rights.