Assistant Majority Leader
District Office: 10330 West Roosevelt Rd
( 708 ) 343 - 7444
( 708 ) 343 - 7400 FAX
Springfield Office: 323B Capitol Building
Springfield, IL 62706
( 217 ) 782 - 8505
( 217 ) 558 - 2068
1998 - Present
Assignments; Committee of the Whole; Education (Vice-Chairperson); Energy and Public Utilities; Executive; Executive Appointments; Higher Education; Labor; Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care; Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX) (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Charter Schools (Sub-Chairperson).
Full-time senator; B.A. in communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. in public administration, University of Illinois Springfield; village of Maywood trustee; employee for Secretary of State, Department of Corrections and Central Management Services; longtime champion in the Senate for education, working families and women's issues; lives in Maywood with her son, Isaiah.