District Office: 1014 E. Schaumburg Road
( 630 ) 372 - 3340
( 630 ) 372 - 3342 FAX
Springfield Office: 245-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
( 217 ) 782 - 0347
( 217 ) 557 - 4622
January 2007 - Present
Appropriations-General Service (Chairperson); Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies (Chairperson); Public Utilities; Mental Health; Special Issues Subcommittee; Substance Abuse Subcommittee.
Full-time state legislator; graduate of Loyola University-Chicago; leadership board, Women In Need Growing Stronger (WINGS), which provides services and housing to victims of domestic violence; 2012 National Association on Mental Illness Legislator of the Year; former Hoffman Estates trustee; married, has two children.