Representative Theresa Mah (D)
Majority Conference Chairperson
|109 Capitol Building |
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|2108 W. 35th St.|
|Chicago, IL 60609 |
|Years served: January 2017 - Present|
Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Consumer Protection; Economic Opportunity & Equity; Executive; Health Care Availability & Access; Health Care Licenses (Vice-Chairperson); Immigration & Human Rights; Public Health.
Biography: Former college professor; Ph.D, University of Chicago; community organizer and policy advocate; local school council member; policy advisor to Governor Pat Quinn; served on the Illinois Advisory Council on Bilingual Education and board of directors for Common Cause Illinois; worked closely with the Asian American Employment Plan Advisory Council and the Language Access Task Force for the State of Illinois; a daughter of immigrant parents, Mah was the first Asian American elected to the Illinois General Assembly and currently co-chairs the Asian American Legislative Caucus.