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Senator Patricia Van Pelt (D)
5th District

Photograph of Senator  Patricia Van Pelt (D)
 

Springfield Office:
129 Capitol Building
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: Healthcare Access and Availability (Chair); Agriculture; Criminal Law; Energy and Public Utilities; State Government; App-Health (Sub-Vice-Chair); App- State Law Enforcement; Redistricting- Chi. West and W Cook (Sub-Vice-Chair).

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 Senator(s): Lakesia Collins
 Jawaharial Williams