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Representative Deborah Mell (D) - Previous General Assembly (97th)
40th District

Photograph of Representative  Deborah Mell (D)

Springfield Office:
258-W Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 782-8117
(217) 558-4551 FAX
District Office:
3657 N. Kedzie Avenue
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 267-2880
(773) 267-2840 FAX

Years served: 2009 - Present

Committee assignments: Aging; Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Mass Transit (Vice-Chairperson); Small Business Empowerment & Workfo; Human Services; Elections & Campaign Reform; Housing.

Biography: Full-time legislator; B.A. Political Science and History, Cornell College; California Culinary Academy; Mayor Rahm Emanuel Advisory Council for Human Relations; Award for Activism, National Organization for Women; Howard Brown Cornerstone Award for community excellence. Representative since 2009.

Associated Senator(s): Iris Y. Martinez