Senator Kimberly A. Lightford - Acting Chair

Senator Kimberly A. LightfordEmployer

  • Illinois Senate, 4th Legislative District (appointed in 1998)

Professional Memberships & Activities

  • Senate Majority Leader (appointed in 2019)
  • Senate Assistant Majority Leader (2009-2019)
  • Senate Education Committee Vice Chair (2005-2008)
  • Active member of the labor, education, executive, financial institutions and redistricting committees


  • Western Illinois University, Bachelor of Arts, Public Communications & Human Relations
  • University of Illinois at Springfield, Masters of Public Administration