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Representative Rita Mayfield (D) - Previous General Assembly (102nd)
60th District

Photograph of Representative  Rita Mayfield (D)

Springfield Office:
245-E Stratton Office Building
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 558-1012
District Office:
120 S Genesee St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 599-2800
(847) 599-2955 FAX
Years served: July 2010 - Present

Committee assignments: Appropriations-Public Safety (Chairperson); Approp-Elementary & Secondary Educ; Appropriations-Human Services; Consumer Protection; Elem Sec Ed: School Curric Policies; Energy & Environment; Insurance; Police & Fire Committee (Vice-Chairperson); Product Safety Subcommittee (Sub-Chairperson); Special Issues (INS) Subcommittee (Sub-Co-Chairperson); Law Enforcement Subcommittee; Firefighters and First Responders; Small Business,Tech Innovation.

Biography: M.B.A. from Benedictine University, M.S. in Management and Organization Behavior with an emphasis in Organization Development from Benedictine University; B.S. in Computer Science from Columbia College; former vice-president of the Waukegan Board of Education, former member of the Waukegan Schools Foundation Board, member of the Harbor Lites Chapter of The Links, Incorporated, volunteer financial instructor for Habitat for Humanity; Mayfield is the first African American Female State Representative elected to the 60th District.

Associated Senator(s): Adriane Johnson