David Lujan
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David Lujan

Democrat

American politician

Phoenix, Arizona
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David Lujan

American politician
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6
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AZResidence (state)

David Lujan (born April 7, 1965) is an Arizona politician who served in the Arizona legislature from 2005 until 2013. He was first elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2004 representing most of the central Phoenix area. He served a total of three terms in the House from 2005 until 2011, and one partial term in the Senate from 2012-2013. He was the House Minority Leader from 2009-2011. While in the House of Representatives, Lujan was the Ranking Democrat on the House Education committee and served on the Appropriations committee. Lujan received many awards while serving in the Arizona legislature, including being named Public Official of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.For most of the time he served in the legislature, Lujan also held a second elected office, serving as a school board member for the Phoenix Union High School District. He was first elected to the school board in 2002 and he was re-elected to a second four-year term in 2006. He served as Board President from 2007-2008. Upon becoming Board President, Lujan lead efforts to unanimously pass a resolution urging Congress to pass the Dream Act, providing a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrant students. At the time, the Phoenix Union Board was one of the first elected bodies in Arizona to pass such a resolution.

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Experience

Education

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Arizona State University School of Law
JD
1996
Arizona State University
BS Marketing
1993

Past Positions

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Senator
Arizona State Senate
Senator
Arizona State Senate
2012 - 2012
State Representative
Arizona State House of Representatives
2004 - 2010
Attorney
Defenders of Children
2008 - Current
Attorney
Martinez and Curtis
2004 - 2008
Attorney
Justice for Children
2005 - 2007
Attorney
Curtis Goodwin Sullivan Udall and Schwab
2003 - 2005
Attorney
Arizona State Senate Judiciary Committee
2003 - 2004
Assistant Attorney General
Attorney General's Office, State of Arizona
1999 - 2003
Attorney
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Prosecutor
United States Government

Other Experience

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Chair
Advisory Board, Arizona Latino Leadership Institute
2008 - Current
Member
Advisory Board, University of Arizona College of Medicine, Phoenix
2007 - Current
Board Member
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) Christown Branch
2005 - Current
Board Member
Saint Joseph the Worker
2005 - Current
Volunteer
Valley Big Brothers Big Sisters
1998 - Current
Volunteer Attorney Coach
Central High School Mock Trial Team
1998 - Current
Member
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
Advisory Board
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix Campus
2007 - Current