Senator Heather A. Steans (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
|Senator 7th District|
|M120 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-2115 FAX|
|5533 North Broadway|
|Chicago, IL 60640 |
|(773) 769-6901 FAX|
|Years served: Appointed February 2008 - Present|
Committee assignments: Committee of the Whole; Appropriations I (Chair); Appropriations II; Environment (Vice-Chair); Human Services; Public Health; Subcommittee on Special Issues (Sub-Chair); Subcommittee on Medicaid (Sub-Chair).
Biography: Born May 8, 1963, in Lake Forest, IL; B.A. in Urban Studies from Princeton; M.A. in Public Policy from Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government; former budget director, WI Department of Industry, Labor and Human Relations and former strategic planner, Chicago Public Schools; married (husband, Leo Smith) with three children.