Senator Mattie Hunter (D)
Majority Caucus Chair
|619 Capitol Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2929 S. Wabash Avenue|
|Chicago, IL 60616 |
|Years served: 2003 - Present (Senate)|
Committee assignments: Behavioral and Mental Health; Energy and Public Utilities; Ethics (Vice-Chair); Executive; Executive Appointments (Vice-Chair); Healthcare Access and Availability; Transportation; Revenue (Chair); App- Criminal Justice (Sub-Chair); App-Health; Appropriations; Redistricting; Redistricting- Chicago South; Executive- Gaming (Sub-Vice-Chair); Executive- Procurement (Sub-Vice-Chair); Executive- Special Issues (Sub-Chair).
Biography: Full-time state legislator; born June 1 in Chicago; B.A., government, Monmouth College; M.A., sociology, Jackson State University; certified drug and alcohol counselor and prevention specialist; former vice president of Human Resources Development Institute Inc.; member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.; co-chair of Health Policy Task Force, Council of State Governments; vice chair of the Commission to Study the Transatlantic Slave Trade and its Past and Present Effects on African-Americans; single.