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Representative Theresa Mah (D) - Previous General Assembly (100th)
2nd District

Photograph of  Representative  Theresa Mah (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 2nd District
244-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-2855
District Office:
2108 W. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60609
(872) 281-5775

Years served: January 2017 - Present

Committee assignments: Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Community College Access & Afford.; Construction Industry & Code Enforc; Consumer Protection; Health Care Licenses; Aging; Health & Healthcare Disparities; Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme; Community Care Program Subcommittee.

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 is the first Asian American to serve in the Illinois House of Representatives.

Associated Representative(s): Antonio Muñoz