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  Mullins, Rita L.
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NameRita L. Mullins
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Palatine, Illinois , United States
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May 25, 2005 04:53pm
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InfoMayor Rita Mullins has served as Chair of the Technical Committee since 1997. Rita Mullins was elected the first female Mayor of Palatine in 1989 and was reelected in 1993, 1997, 2001 and 2005. Prior to her administration, Rita Mullins served as Village Clerk for eight years. She not only devotes her time to Village concerns, but also uses her expertise and skills to serve on the Executive Boards of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, Illinois Women in Government, Northwest Municipal Conference, and the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County. Mayor Mullins is also an active member of the Board of Directors for the Illinois Municipal League, Greater Woodfield Convention and Visitors Bureau, Northwest Housing Partnership, Roosevelt University, and Harper College, as well as various other organizations. In addition, Mayor Mullins has traveled to Taiwan, Turkey, France, and Italy to speak about governmental issues affecting municipalities with the hope to build closer ties with these governments.

Born in Washington, D.C., Rita Mullins attended several grammar schools in different parts of the country before her career Marine father finally settled the family in Palatine, Illinois in 1958. She attended both Bradley University and the University of Illinois and has worked in the real estate, insurance, and banking fields. From 1977-1987, Rita Mullins was the sole proprietor of an antique and gift store in downtown Palatine.

Mayor Mullins is currently employed by Acordia, the sixth largest insurance brokerage firm in the world, as its Government Relations Manager. She and her husband John, of 30+ years, raised their three children in Palatine and have seven grandchildren.



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  04/07/2009 Palatine, IL Mayor Lost 22.57% (-19.44%)
  03/21/2006 IL State Senate 27 - R Primary Lost 40.45% (-19.10%)
  04/05/2005 Palatine, IL Mayor Won 51.61% (+3.23%)
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IL State Senate 27 - Nov 07, 2006 D Peter Gutzmer