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Representative Theresa Mah (D) - Previous General Assembly (102nd)
2nd District

Photograph of Representative  Theresa Mah (D)

Springfield Office:
270-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-2855
District Office:
2108 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60609
(872) 281-5775

Years served: January 2017 - Present

Committee assignments: Health Care Licenses (Chairperson); Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Immigration & Human Rights Committe; Housing Committee; International Trade & Commerce; Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme; Tourism Committee; Redistricting Committee; Financial Impact Subcommittee.

Biography: Former college professor; Ph.D, University of Chicago; community organizer and policy advocate; local school council member; policy advisor to Governor Pat Quinn; served on the Illinois Advisory Council on Bilingual Education and board of directors for Common Cause Illinois; worked closely with the Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council and the Language Access Task Force for the State of Illinois; a daughter of immigrant parents, Mah is the first Asian American to serve in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Associated Senator(s): Javier L Cervantes