Representative Kelly M. Cassidy (D)
|269-S Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|(217) 782-6592 FAX|
|1507 W. Morse Ave.|
|Chicago, IL 60626 |
|Years served: May 2011 - Present|
Committee assignments: Ethics & Elections; Housing; Human Services; Judiciary - Criminal (Vice-Chairperson); Mental Health & Addiction; Restorative Justice (Chairperson); Criminal Administration and Enforce; Firearms and Firearm Safety; Juv. Jus. and Sys. Involved Youth; Sentencing, Penalties and Criminal; Sex Offenses and Sex Offender Reg; Special Issues Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: LGBT rights activist and organizer; former legislative director for the National Organization for Women; former legislative aide to state Sen. John Cullerton; former Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs and Director of Programs and Development in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office; only openly gay female legislator serving in the General Assembly; has three children.