Representative Aaron M. Ortiz (D)
Assistant Majority Leader
|521-B Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|4374 S. Archer Ave.|
|Chicago, IL 60632 |
|Years served: January 2019 - Present|
Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ (Vice-Chairperson); Appropriations-Public Safety; Energy & Environment; Executive; Labor & Commerce; Revenue & Finance; Sales, Amusement and Other Taxes; Wage Policy Study; Environmental Justice Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Full-time legislator; former educator and college counselor at CPS; B.S. in urban planning, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; member of the Chicago Teachers Union, member of Local School Council for the Back of the Yards High School; volunteer soccer coach and lifelong resident of the Gage Park neighborhood in Chicago.