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Representative Elizabeth Hernandez (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
24th District

Photograph of  Representative  </span><span class="heading notranslate">Elizabeth Hernandez (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 24th District
264-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8173
(217) 558-1844 FAX
District Office:
2137 S. Lombard
Suite 205
Cicero, IL  60804
(708) 222-5240
(708) 222-5241 FAX

Years served: 2007 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Human Services; Consumer Protection; Disability Services; Health & Healthcare Disparities; Labor; Medicaid Reform, Family & Children (Vice-Chairperson); Approp. Elementary and Second Ed.; Medicaid Reform Committee.

Biography: Full-time state legislator; former Senior Policy Advisor to Lt. Governor Patrick Quinn; administrator in Cicero public schools for 17 years; community volunteer and current member of Children’s Center of Cicero and Berwyn, Cicero Youth Services, and Pilsen-Little Village Mental Health Agency; Labor Council for Latin American Development member; former UFCW member; AA in Liberal Arts, Morton College (2001), coursework in public administration, Governors State University; married (Charlie) and mother of two daughters and one son.

Associated Representative(s): Martin A. Sandoval