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Lela AlstonDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 24
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26
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AZResidence (state)

Lela Alston (born June 26, 1942) is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Arizona State Senate representing District 24 since January 14, 2019. She previously served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019, and from 2011 to 2013 in the District 11 seat, and non-consecutively in the Arizona State Legislature from 1977 until 1995 in the Arizona Senate.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Arizona State University
MS Child Development/Family Relations
1971
University of Arizona
Bachelors Home Economics Education
1967
Phoenix College
Attended
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
Arizona State House of Representatives
2011 - 2019
Senator
Arizona State Senate
1977 - 1995
Former Whip and Assistant Democratic Leader
Arizona State House of Representatives
Manager
State of Arizona Workforce Investment Act
2004 - 2007
Coordinator
Phoenix Union High School District Wellness Center
1996 - 2004
Teacher
Family and Consumer Science Teacher
1968 - 2002
Teacher
Phoenix Union High School District
Other Experience1 - 20 of 20
Member
Governing Board, Phoenix Union High School District
2008 - 2020
Member
American Association of University Women
Board Member
New Life Society
Former Member
National Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Member
National Education Association, retired
Member
Arizona Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
Member
House Sub-Appropriation Committee on Multi-Year Budgeting
2011
Member
Committee of Reference for the Sunset Hearing of Water Quality Appeals Board
2011
Member
Domestic Relations Committee
2011
Chair
Education Committee
1991 - 1992
Former Member
Environment Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Commerce Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
County and Municipal Affairs Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Government Committee, Arizona State Senate
Former Member
Capital Review [JCCR] Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Education, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Legislative Budget Committee [JLBC], Arizona State House of Representatives
Former Member
Government and Higher Education Committee, Arizona State House of Representatives