Representative Robyn Gabel (D)
|248-W Stratton Office Building|
|Springfield, IL 62706 |
|820 Davis Street|
|Evanston, IL 60201 |
|(847) 424-9828 FAX|
|Years served: April 2010 - Present|
Committee assignments: Appropriations-Human Services (Vice-Chairperson); Elections & Campaign Finance; Environment; Human Services (Chairperson); Insurance: Health & Life; Business Growth & Incentives; Museums, Arts, & Cultural Enhanceme (Vice-Chairperson); Facilities Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Informed Consent Subcommitee (Sub-Chairperson); Public Benefits Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Ballot Access Subcommittee; Medicaid Subcommittee; HS Medicaid Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson).
Biography: Throughout her career, Robyn Gabel has maintained a strong commitment to serving the people of Illinois as an advocate for women, children and families. She served as the Executive Director of the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition, a non profit advocacy organization, from 1988 to 2010 and previously worked as legislative aid to Alderman (now Congressman) Luis Gutierrez. Her legislative priorities include affordable, accessible health care, environment and sustainability issues, education, and economic development. She has a B.A. from Beloit College, an M.S.P.H. from the University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health and an M.J. in Health Law from Loyola University Chicago. She has one daughter, Lilah.