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Senator Omar Aquino (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
Majority Caucus Whip
|623 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2511 W. Division St.|
|Chicago, IL 60622 |
|(773) 292-1903 FAX|
|Years served: 2016- Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations I (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations II; Committee of the Whole; Education; Higher Education; Subcommittee on Capital (AP); Subcommittee on Charter Schools; Labor (Chairperson); Opioid Crisis Abatement Spec. Com.; Executive; Sub. on Traffic Safety Systems; Subcommittee on Procurement (Sub-Chairperson); Pensions.
Biography: Born and raised on the Northwest Side of Chicago; B.A. in Criminal Justice and Sociology, Loyola University Chicago; Bilingual Case Manager at Central West Case Management Unit at the Jane Addams School of Social Work; Legislative Assistant in the Illinois House of Representatives; Outreach Coordinator for Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth; Devoted to improving education, aging services and human services.