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2nd District

Deputy Majority Leader

District Office: 6117 West Cermak Road Cicero, IL 60804 ( 708 ) 222 - 5240 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 109 Capitol Building Springfield, IL 62706 Map/Driving Directions Email:
Years Served
January 2007 - Present
Committee Assignment
Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Higher Education; Consumer Protection; Executive (Vice-Chairperson); Immigration & Human Rights Committe; Labor & Commerce; Revenue & Finance; Tax Credit and Incentives Subcommi; Job Growth & Workforce Development (Sub-Chairperson).
Full-time state legislator; former Senior Policy Advisor to Lt. Governor Patrick Quinn; worked in Cicero Public Schools for 17 years; community volunteer and current member of Children's Center of Cicero and Berwyn, Cicero Youth Services; founder of Cicero Youth Commission; former UFCW member; AA in Liberal Arts, Morton College (2001), BA in Public Administration, Northeastern University; married (Charlie) and mother of two daughters and one son.
Associated Senator(s)