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Representative Elizabeth Hernandez (D)
24th District
Assistant Majority Leader

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

Springfield Office:
Senator 24th District
109 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8173
 
District Office:
6117 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL  60804
(708) 222-5240
(708) 222-5241 FAX

Years served: January 2007 - Present

Committee assignments: Consumer Protection (Chairperson); Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Human Services; Health Care Licenses; Higher Education; Special Issues Subcommittee (AES).

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): Steven M. Landek