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Debbie Meyers-MartinDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 38
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ILResidence (state)

Debbie Meyers-Martin is a Democratic member of the Illinois House of Representatives for the 38th district. The district, located in the Chicago metropolitan area, includes all or parts of Country Club Hills, Flossmoor, Frankfort, Hazel Crest, Harvey, Homewood, Markham, Mokena, Oak Forest, Olympia Fields, Park Forest, Richton Park, Tinley Park.Meyers-Martin won a four-way Democratic primary with a commanding 48% of the vote and ran unopposed in the 2018 general election. She previously served as the first African-American female mayor of Olympia Fields from December 2010 until May 2017. succeeding Linzie Jones (mayor from 1996 to 2010), the first African-American mayor of the city.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
University of Illinois at Chicago
BA Pre-Law
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Illinois State House of Representatives
2019 - Current
Village of Olympia Fields
2010 - Current
Program Coordinator
Office of Illinois State Treasurer Michael Frerichs
2007 - Current
Legislative District Director
Office of State Representative David Miller
2001 - 2007
Homeseekers Service Director
South Suburban Housing Center
1997 - 2000
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Advisory Board, South-Southwest Suburban United Way
2012 - 2018
Economic Development Committee, Metropolitan Mayors Caucus
2013 - 2018
South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association
2015 - Current
Policy Committee on Public Health and Safety, Illinois Municipal League
2014 - Current
Homewood-Flossmoor League of Women Voters
2014 - Current
Prairie State College President's Advisory Committee
2014 - Current
Commission on Environmental Justice, Illinois Environmental Protection Agency
2013 - Current
Democratic Women of the South Suburbs
2011 - Current
Former Member
Economic Development Council, Morraine Valley Community College
Former Member
Insurance Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives
Former Member
Child Care Accessibility and Early Childhood Education Committee, Illinois State House of Representatives