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Representative Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez (D)
2nd District
Deputy Majority Leader

Photograph of Representative  Elizabeth "Lisa" Hernandez (D)

Springfield Office:
109 Capitol Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8173
District Office:
6117 West Cermak Road
Cicero, IL  60804
(708) 222-5240
(708) 222-5241 FAX

Years served: January 2007 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Higher Education; Consumer Protection; Executive (Vice-Chairperson); Immigration & Human Rights; Labor & Commerce; Revenue & Finance; Tax Credit and Incentives Subcommi; Job Growth & Workforce Development (Sub-Chairperson).

Biography: Full-time state legislator; former Senior Policy Advisor to Lt. Governor Patrick Quinn; worked in Cicero Public Schools for 17 years; community volunteer and current member of Children's Center of Cicero and Berwyn, Cicero Youth Services; founder of Cicero Youth Commission; former UFCW member; AA in Liberal Arts, Morton College (2001), BA in Public Administration, Northeastern University; married (Charlie) and mother of two daughters and one son.

Associated Senator(s): Javier L. Cervantes