Rep. Rita Mayfield
120 Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 599-2955 (fax)
Springfield, IL 62706
(217) 558-1092 (fax)
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Rita Mayfield is currently serving her first full term as the elected state Representative for the 60th District. She was appointed to the seat in in July 2010 to finish the term of the late Eddie Washington.
Representative Mayfield is committed to serving the needs of educating children and improving the lives of less fortunate members of the 60th District. Her legislative priorities include improving the quality of education throughout Illinois, expanding access to quality health care, promoting small business and economic development, and creating opportunities to reduce recidivism.
Mayfield has pledged to support measures that control unfunded mandates on local schools, provide a more equitable way to fund schools, and improve curriculum. She will work to ensure that students have guaranteed access to safe and nurturing learning environments.
Representative Mayfield has served as the Vice President of the Waukegan Board of Education, member of the Waukegan Schools Foundation Board, volunteer financial instructor for Habitat for Humanity, and founding member of Citizens Organized for School Leadership Accountability (COSLA)
Representative Mayfield received her Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Columbia College and her Master of Science in Management and Organization Behavior with an emphasis in Organization Development from Benedictine University.
Representative Mayfield lives in Waukegan with her son Ruben and daughter Iyana.
The 60th District includes the cities of Waukegan, North Chicago and Park City.
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