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Representative Karen May (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
58th District

Photograph of Representative  Karen May (D)

Springfield Office:
255-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-0902
(217) 557-7214 FAX
District Office:
427 Sheridan Road
Highwood, IL 60040
(847) 433-9100
(847) 433-9111 FAX

Years served: 2001 - Present

Committee assignments: Personnel & Pensions; Public Utilities; Telecommunications (Chairperson); Environment & Energy (Chairperson); Health Care Availability Access (Vice-Chairperson); Environmental Health (Chairperson); Pension Investments; Energy Resources Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Former member of the Highland Park City Council and Historic Preservation Commission. She has a bachelor's degree in communications from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is the founder and president of a public relations advertising agency and worked as a newspaper reporter and freelance writer. She has also served in many civic, educational, and charitable organizations in Highland Park and Lake County. She is married (husband, Morton) and has two children.

Associated Senator(s): Susan Garrett