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Representative Rita Mayfield (D) - Previous General Assembly (101st)
60th District

Photograph of  Representative  Rita Mayfield (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 60th District
243-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 558-1012
District Office:
120 S Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 599-2800
(847) 599-2955 FAX

Years served: July 2010 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ (Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Consumer Protection (Vice-Chairperson); Labor & Commerce; Prescription Drug Affordability; Special Issues Subcommittee (AES) (Sub-Chairperson); Judiciary - Civil; Commercial Law Subcommittee; Family Law Subcommittee; Minority/Disadvantage Analysis Subc; Workforce Development Subcommittee; Job Growth, Preservation and Traini (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: M.B.A. from Benedictine University, M.S. in Management and Organization Behavior with an emphasis in Organization Development from Benedictine University; B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia College; former vice-president of the Waukegan Board of Education, former member of the Waukegan Schools Foundation Board, member of the Harbor Lites Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, volunteer financial instructor for Habitat for Humanity; Mayfield is the first African American Female State Representative elected to the 60th District.

Associated Representative(s): Adriane Johnson