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Representative Terra Costa Howard (D)
48th District

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Springfield Office:
Senator 48th District
246-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-8037
District Office:
913 S. Main St.
Lombard, IL  60148
(630) 812-9292

Years served: January 2019 - Present

Committee assignments: Adoption & Child Welfare (Vice-Chairperson); Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Human Services; Judiciary - Civil; Mental Health & Addiction; Tourism Committee; Special Issues (AP) Subcommittee; Family Law & Probate Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Transportation: Vehicles & Safety.

Biography: Legal advocate for vulnerable children, seniors, and families; small business owner; born and raised in DuPage County; B.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; J.D., DePaul University; Parent Teacher Association member; Girl Scout leader; former Glen Ellyn School District 41 Board president; adjunct professor, College of DuPage; married, with three daughters.

Associated Representative(s): Suzy Glowiak Hilton