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Representative Elaine Nekritz (D) - Previous General Assembly (96th)
57th District

Photograph of  Representative  Elaine Nekritz (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 57th District
238-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 558-1004
(217) 557-7204 FAX
District Office:
24 S. Des Plaines River Road
Suite 400
Des Plaines, IL 60016
(847) 257-0450
(847) 257-0452 FAX

Years served: 2003 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Higher Education; Elections & Campaign Reform (Chairperson); Environment & Energy (Vice-Chairperson); Environmental Health; Judiciary I - Civil Law; Medicaid Reform, Family & Children; Veterans' Affairs; Railroad Industry (Chairperson); Tollway Oversight; Personnel & Pensions; Police and Fire Pension Reform; Workers' Compensation Reform; Mass Transit.

Biography: Attorney; Law Degree from University of Michigan. Her experience includes working as a real estate attorney, later becoming partner, with the law firm of Altheimer and Gray. A community activist, she was chairperson of the Village of Northbrook's Community Relations Commission from 1997 to 2002. A member of the National Council of Jewish Women and is the Democratic Committeeman of Northfield Township. She resides in Northbrook with her husband, Barry.

Associated Representative(s): Susan Garrett