Representative Elizabeth Hernandez (D)
|286-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 558-1844 FAX|
|2137 S. Lombard|
|Cicero, IL 60804 |
|(708) 222-5241 FAX|
|Years served: January 2007 - Present|
Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations-Human Services; Consumer Protection (Chairperson); Higher Education; Health & Healthcare Disparities; Labor & Commerce Committee; Sm Bus Empowerment Wkforce Develop; Workers Compensation Subcommittee; Workforce Reconciliation Subcommitt; Public Health Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Full-time state legislator; former Senior Policy Advisor to Lt. Governor Patrick Quinn; administrator in Cicero public schools for 17 years; community volunteer and current member of Children’s Center of Cicero and Berwyn, Cicero Youth Services, and Pilsen-Little Village Mental Health Agency; Labor Council for Latin American Development member; former UFCW member; AA in Liberal Arts, Morton College (2001), coursework in public administration, Governors State University; married (Charlie) and mother of two daughters and one son.