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5th District

District Office: 5048 S. Indiana Ave. Chicago, IL 60615 ( 773 ) 924 - 4614 Map/Driving Directions
Springfield Office: 286-S Stratton Office Building Springfield, IL 62706 Map/Driving Directions Email:
Years Served
May 2023 - Present
Committee Assignment
Cybersecurity, Data Analytics, & IT; Appropriations-Higher Education; Health Care Availability & Access; Personnel & Pensions; Public Utilities; Adoption & Child Welfare (Vice-Chairperson); Investigations and Reporting Subcom (Sub-Chairperson).
Full-time Legislator; Previously served as Vice President on the Board of Commissioners of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC); Appointed by The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to serve on the Local Government Advisory Committee (LGAC), a national advisory committee that helps implement various public health and environmental programs ensuring clean air, water, safe drinking water and responsible waste disposal; Former Legislative and Community Affairs Director for the Chicago Park District; Former adjunct professor Roosevelt University; Born and raised on Chicago's south side; attended The University of Chicago Lab School; BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; MBA, University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mother of two and a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and The Links, Inc.
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