Illinois General Assembly - Senator Biography
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Representative Kathleen A. Ryg (D) - Previous General Assembly (94th)
59th District

Photograph of  Representative  Kathleen A. Ryg (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 59th District
231-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-0499
(217) 557-1934 FAX
District Office:
50 Lakeview Parkway
Suite 114
Vernon Hills, IL  60061
(847) 680-5909
(847) 680-5960 FAX

Years served:

Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Housing & Urban Development; Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Local Government; Mass Transit; Develop Disabilities Mental Illness (Vice-Chairperson); Fee-For-Service Initiatives; Environmental Health; Paratransit, Subcommittee on (Sub-Chairperson); Residential Services for Persons; Transit Management and Performance.

Biography: Former Village Clerk for Vernon Hills, Chief Deputy Recorder of Deeds for Lake County, and Village Trustee for Vernon Hills. Her experience also includes a career as a mental health administrator at Clearbrook Center and Northwest Mental Health Center. She has been active with the Northwest Municipal Conference, Sensible Growth Committee, the Nike Site Restoration Advisory Board, College of Lake County Southlake Advisory Board, Women's Leadership Council, the Lake County Gang Prevention Alliance and the YWCA for Northeastern Illinois. She has completed coursework for a Masters in Public Administration from Roosevelt University. She holds a Masters of Arts in Education from Roosevelt University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Family Services from Northern Illinois University. Married (Tom) and has four children.

Associated Representative(s): Terry Link