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Senator Kimberly A. Lightford (D)
4th District
Senate Majority Leader

Photograph of  Senator  </span><span class="heading notranslate">Kimberly A. Lightford (D)
 

Springfield Office:
Senator 4th District
329A Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8505
 
District Office:
10330 West Roosevelt Rd
Suite 308
Westchester, IL  60154
(708) 343-7444

Years served: 1998 - Present

Committee assignments: Assignments (Chairperson); Committee of the Whole; Education; Energy and Public Utilities; Executive Appointments; Executive; Higher Education; Labor; Oversight Medicaid Mang. Care, Spec; Supplier Diversity, Special Com. On; Subcommittee on Gov. Operations (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Full-time senator; B.A. in Communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. in Public Administration, University of Illinois Springfield; former Village of Maywood trustee; former employee at Secretary of State, Department of Corrections and Central Management Services; longtime champion in the Senate for education, working families and women's issues; currently sits on the Council of State Governments/Midwestern Legislative Conference Education Committee; lives in Maywood with her family.

Associated Representative(s): Emanuel Chris Welch
 La Shawn K. Ford