Representative Karen A. Yarbrough (D) - Previous General Assembly (95th)
|272-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-1739 FAX|
|2305 W. Roosevelt Rd.|
|Broadview, IL 60155 |
|(708) 615-1745 FAX|
|Years served: 2001 - Present|
Committee assignments: Financial Institutions; Insurance (Vice-Chairperson); Elementary & Secondary Education; Renewable Energy; Gaming; Appropriations-Public Safety (Chairperson); Computer Technology; Tollway Oversight; Housing and Urban Development (Vice-Chairperson); Accountability, Subcommittee on Ele (Sub-Chairperson); Committee of the Whole.
Biography: Licensed real estate broker, and the founder and president of Hathaway Insurance Agency. She has a B.A. in business administration from Chicago State University and an M.A. in inner city studies form Northeastern Illinois University. She served as president of the Maywood Chamber of Commerce for 8 years, and has been a board member of the United Way of Suburban Chicago and the Oak Park YMCA. She is also a founder of Maywood's live theater, a member of the Maywood Youth Mentoring program, and a supporter of scholarship programs.