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Kimberly A. LightfordDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 4
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Kimberly Ann Lightford (born May 10, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 4th district since 1998. She is Senate Majority Leader and also serves on Labor, Education, Executive, Financial Institutions and Redistricting committees. She is also chair of the Senate Black Caucus and co-chair of the Illinois Commission of Intergovernmental Cooperation.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Illinois system
Western Illinois University
University of Illinois at Springfield
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Majority Leader
Illinois State Senate
2019 - Current
Assistant Majority Leader
Illinois State Senate
2009 - 2018
Senator
Illinois State Senate
1998 - Current
Compliance Outreach Coordinator
Minority, Female, and Persons with Disabilities Business Enterprise Program, Illinois Department of Central Management Services
Current
Graduate Public Service Intern
Department of Corrections
1994 - 1996
Intern
Illinois House Democrats
1994 - 1996
Former Administrative Assistant
Illinois Secretary of State
Former Executive Assistant
Community Services Division, Illinois Department of Corrections
Former Public Service Supervisor
Driver Services, Illinois Secretary of State
Other Experience1 - 22 of 22
Member
Board of Directors, Boys and Girls Club, West Cook County
Current
Member
Loretto Hospital
Current
Member
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Proviso-Leydon Council for Community Action, Incorporated
Current
Founder
Uplift Our Future
2004 - Current
Trustee
Village of Maywood
1997 - 2003
Former Chair
Recreation Youth and Senior Services Committee
Former Member
National League of Cities
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Government Operations, Illinois State Senate
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Charter Schools, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Special Committee on Supplier Diversity, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Energy and Public Utilities Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Executive Appointments Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Executive Subcommittee on Special Issues, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Redistricting Committee, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Special Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Managed Care, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Committee of the Whole, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Civil Rights, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Special Issues, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Redistricting I, Illinois State Senate
Former Member
Subcommittee on Education, Illinois State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Education Committee, Illinois State Senate