Representative Dagmara Avelar (D)
|265-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|1050 W. Romeo Rd.|
|Romeoville, IL 60446 |
|Years served: January 2021 - Present|
Committee assignments: Approp- Health & Human Services; Appropriations-Public Safety; Financial Institutions & Licensing (Vice-Chairperson); Health Care Licenses; Personnel & Pensions; Prescription Drug Affordability; Trans: Regulations, Roads & Bridges; Medicaid & Managed Care Subcommitte (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Full-time legislator; B.A. in Justice Studies and minor in Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University; Masters candidate in Urban Planning and Policy, University of Illinois at Chicago; board member, Southwest Suburban Immigrant Project; former director of programs, Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights.