Representative Karen A. Yarbrough (D) - Previous General Assembly (93rd)
|Senator 7th District|
|292-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-1739 FAX|
|2305 West Roosevelt Road|
|Broadview, IL 60155 |
|(708) 615-1745 FAX|
|Years served: 2001 - Present|
Committee assignments: Insurance (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Elementary & Secondary Education; Juvenile Justice Reform; Ins. Health Care Cost Drivers, Sub (Sub-Chairperson); Mandatory Insurance, Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Whole, Committee of the; Pension Fund Management Procurement.
Biography: Licensed real estate broker, and the founder and president of Hathaway Insurance Agency. She has a B.A. in business administration from Chicago State University and an M.A. in inner city studies form Northeastern Illinois University. She served as president of the Maywood Chamber of Commerce for 8 years, and has been a board member of the United Way of Suburban Chicago and the Oak Park YMCA. She is also a founder of Maywood's live theater, a member of the Maywood Youth Mentoring program, and a supporter of scholarship programs.