Representative Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz (D)
|Senator 17th District|
|265-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|1812 Waukegan Road|
|Glenview, IL 60025 |
|Years served: January 2019 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Human Services; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies; Higher Education; Judiciary - Civil; Mental Health (Vice-Chairperson); Commercial Law Subcommittee; Family Law Subcommittee; Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommitte.
Biography: Full-time legislator; human rights attorney; B.A., Indiana University, J.D., Loyola University Chicago School of Law, L.L.M, Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law; former litigation attorney at Winston and Strawn; founding member and co-chair of the Illinois Unaccompanied Children's Task Force; former Director of the North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic; former board member of the Glenview Education Foundation; lives in Glenview with her husband and three sons.