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Representative Jehan A. Gordon (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
92nd District

Photograph of Representative  Jehan A. Gordon (D)

Springfield Office:
282-S Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-3186
District Office:
300 E. War Memorial Drive
Suite 303
Peoria, IL  61614
(309) 681-1992
(309) 681-8572 FAX

Years served: 2009 - Present

Committee assignments: Access to Federal Funding; Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Human Services; Health & Healthcare Disparities; Infrastructure; Veterans' Affairs; Education Reform.

Biography: Full-time state legislator; lifelong Peoria resident; prior to taking office as State Representative, served as a member of the Pleasant Hill District 69 School Board, worked at Illinois Central College as a retention coordinator, and was chair of Peoria Promise; previously worked at Bradley University’s Small Business Development Center, helping to provide assistance to local entrepreneurs; former AmeriCorps VISTA worker; board member, Friends of People with AIDS; volunteer, Junior Achievement of Central Illinois; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Associated Senator(s): David Koehler