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Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D)
5th District

Photograph of  Senator  Patricia Van Pelt (D)

Springfield Office:
Senator 5th District
Stratton Office Building
Section, C, Room P
Springfield, IL   62706
(217) 782-6252
District Office:
1016 W. Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL  60607
(312) 888-9191
(312) 277-3716 FAX

Years served: 2013 - Present

Committee assignments: Local Government (Chair); Public Health; Human Rights.

Biography: first elected to the Senate in 2012. Bachelor's degree, Roosevelt University (1996); master's degree, Spertus Institute (1996); doctorate, Capella University (2009); earned her CPA. Currently Chairperson with Ariix International. She has one child.

Associated Representative(s): Lakesia Collins
 Jawaharial Williams