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Representative Theresa Mah (D) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
|Senator 2nd District|
|244-W Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2108 W. 35th St.|
|Chicago, IL 60609 |
|Years served: January 2017 - Present|
Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Community College Access & Afford.; Construction Industry & Code Enforc; Consumer Protection; Health Care Licenses; Aging; Health & Healthcare Disparities; Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme; Community Care Program Subcommittee.
Biography: Former college professor; Ph.D, University of Chicago; community organizer and policy advocate; local school council member; policy advisor to Governor Pat Quinn; served on the Illinois Advisory Council on Bilingual Education and board of directors for Common Cause Illinois; worked closely with the Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council and the Language Access Task Force for the State of Illinois; a daughter of immigrant parents, Mah is the first Asian American to serve in the Illinois House of Representatives.