Robert Kalnicky, a trustee for the and a Romeoville business leader, is mulling a bid to the state's general assembly, he said Monday.
Kalnicky, a Bolingbrook resident, said he is considering a run to either the new 49th State Senate District or the 98th House of Representatives District.
Kalnicky said he expects to make a decision within the next two weeks.
The Senate district includes all of Plainfield and Shorewood, parts of Oswego and Romeoville, and a small section of Bolingbrook.
"I have spoken with several local Republican leaders who have expressed support for my candidacy, and I will continue to speak with more leaders to gauge their support and interest in a possible campaign," Kalnicky said.
Aside from his position on the library's board of trustees, Kalnicky is also the president of the Romeoville Area Chamber of Commerce and the executive director of the Community Service Council of Northern Will County.
Last week, formally announced that he will be a Republican candidate for the 49th seat in 2012. is also considering a run for the spot.
And according to a Chicago Sun-Times report, Janet Silosky of Plainfield plans to run in the new 98th District.