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Representative Robyn Gabel (D)
18th District

Photograph of  Representative  Robyn Gabel (D)

Springfield Office:
248-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8052
(217) 558-4553 FAX
District Office:
820 Davis Street
Suite 103
Evanston, IL  60201
(847) 424-9898
(847) 424-9828 FAX

Years served: April 2010 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Human Services (Vice-Chairperson); Environment; Human Services (Chairperson); Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme (Vice-Chairperson); Insurance; Renewable Energy & Sustainability; Juvenile Justice & System-Involved; Youth & Young Adults; Sm Bus Empowerment Wkforce Develop; Facilities Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Informed Consent Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Public Benefits Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Throughout her career, Robyn Gabel  has maintained a strong commitment to serving the people of Illinois as an advocate for women, children and families. She  served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition, a non profit advocacy organization, from 1988 to 2010 and previously worked as legislative aid to Alderman (now Congressman) Luis Gutierrez.   Her legislative priorities include affordable, accessible health care, environment and sustainability issues, education, and economic development. She has a B.A. from Beloit College, an M.S.P.H. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health and an M.J. in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago. She has one daughter, Lilah.

Associated Senator(s): Daniel Biss