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Robin Kelly's Biography

Office: U.S. House (IL) - District 2, Democratic

On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House (IL) - District 2

Contact Information

Campaign


4203 Cedarwood Lane
Matteson, IL 60443

Kankakee City Hall
304 South Indiana Avenue
Lower Level
Kankakee, IL 60901

1000 East 111th Street
Chicago, IL 60628

600 Holiday Plaza Drive
Suite 505
Matteson, IL 60443

2416 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Robin Lynne Kelly

Gender:

Female

Family:

Husband: Nathaniel; 2 Children: Kelly, Ryan

Birth Date:

04/30/1956

Birth Place:

New York, NY

Home City:

Matteson, IL

Religion:

Protestant

PhD, Political Science, Northern Illinois University, 1995-2004

MA, Counseling, Bradley University, 1980-1982

BA, Psychology, Bradley University, 1977

Representative, United States House of Representatives, Illinois, District 2, 2013-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Illinois, District 2, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020

Representative, Illinois State House of Representatives, District 38, 2002-2006

Candidate, Illinois State House of Representatives, District 38, 2002, 2004, 2006

Member, Congressional Black Caucus

Chair, Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust

Co-Chair, Congressional Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce

Former Member, Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Foreign Affairs Committee, United States House of Representatives

Member, General Aviation Caucus

Former Member, Healthcare, Benefits, and Administrative Rules Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, House Tech Accountability Caucus

Former Member, Information Technology Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on National Security, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade, United States House of Representatives

Former Member, The Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Women's Caucus

Chief Administrative Officer, Cook County, 2010-2012

Chief of Staff, Illinois State Treasurer, 2007-2011

Director, Community Affairs, Village of Matteson, 1992-2006

Director, Minority Student Services, Bradley University, 1990-1992

Associate Director, The Youth Shelter, 1987-1990

Director, Crisis Nursery, Crittenton Care and Counseling Center, 1984-1987

Vice Chair, Democratic Party of Illinois, 2018-present

Member, The Chicago Network, 2016-present

Member, Hate Crimes Commission Board, 2005-present

Trustee, Bradley University, 2003-present

Member, Bradley University Council, 1998-present

Commissioner, Cook County Human Rights Commission, 1998-present

Member, Rich Township Food Pantry Board, 1994-present

Member, Illinois Theatre Center Board, 1993-present

Member, Center for Tax and Budget Accountability Board, present

Member, Bradley University Centurion Society

Chair, CBC's Healthcare Braintrust

Chair, Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls

Member, House Democracy Parternship

Co-Chair, House Democratic Policy Group

Member, House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee

Member, Housing Choice Partners Board

Member, Illiana Credit Union Board

Member, Northern Illinois University Political Science Advisory Committee

Co-Founder/Former President, Unity Coalition of the South Suburbs

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