Senator Kimberly A. Lightford (D)
Senate Majority Leader
|329A Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|10330 West Roosevelt Road|
|Westchester, IL 60154 |
|Years served: 1998 - Present
Committee assignments: Assignments (Chairperson); Committee of the Whole; Education; Energy and Public Utilities; Executive Appointments; Executive; Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care, Spec; Supplier Diversity, Special Com. On; Subcommittee on Gov. Operations (Sub-Chairperson); Subcommittee on Charter Schools (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Full-time senator; B.A. in Communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. in Public Administration, University of Illinois Springfield; former Village of Maywood trustee; former employee at Secretary of State, Department of Corrections and Central Management Services; longtime champion in the Senate for education, working families and women's issues; currently sits on the Council of State Governments/Midwestern Legislative Conference Education Committee; lives in Maywood with her family.