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District 22

Gina Lathan

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Term: 2022 - 2024

Gina Lathan (D)

528 S. 11th St, Apt 1
Springfield, IL  62703
C: 217-553-3148

Dr. Gina Lathan, a native of Springfield Illinois, has over 25 years of experience as a senior administrator in the public sector and as an entrepreneur with expertise in public health, social justice and community capacity development. Dr. Lathan is the President and Co-Owner of Route History, a museum that highlights the experiences, tragedies, resiliency, and excellence of Black people along Historic Route 66.

Dr. Lathan is also the President and Chief Executive Officer for LathanHarris, Inc. (LHI), a multi-disciplined program evaluation, project management and training firm. In the leadership role of LHI, Dr. Lathan has managed and evaluated multi-year and multi-site projects for federal, state, local and private industry.

Dr. Lathan has developed and administered training programs, international and national media projects and numerous conference and training efforts.

Dr. Lathan is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a PhD in Community Health with specializations in Public Policy and Program Evaluation and a Master of Public Health from the University of Illinois-Springfield and has served as a fellow for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s HRDI Multicultural Executive Leaders Fellowship program. Dr. Lathan is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Sorority Incorporated and The Links, Incorporated.