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Donna HowardDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 48
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TXResidence (state)

Donna Smelser Howard (born October 25, 1951) is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, representing the 48th District since her election in 2006. She currently serves as vice chair of the House Administration Committee and also serves on the Appropriations Committee, the Higher Education Committee, and the Appropriations Sub-Committees on Article III and on Budget Transparency and Reform.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
University of Texas at Austin
MA Health Education
1969 - 1977
University of Texas at Austin
BA Nursing
1974
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Representative
Texas State House of Representatives
2006 - Current
Former Critical Care Nurse
Seton Hospital
Former Critical Care Nurse
Brackenridge Hospital
Former Instructor
Health Education, University of Texas
Other Experience1 - 25 of 25
Member
Board, Expanding Horizons Foundation
Current
Member
Eanes Independent School District Board
1996 - 1999
Former Certified Master School Trustee
Texas Association of School Boards
Former Co-Founder
Advocates for Eanes Schools
Former Member
Board, Common Cause
Former Member
Board, Austin Area Interreligious Ministries
Former Member
Texas Education Crisis Coalition
Former Member
Board, Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy
Former Member
Board, Texas Freedom Network
Former President
Texas Nurses' Association, District 5
Former Member
Technology Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Chair
Subcommittee on Texas Cemeteries, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Article III, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Partnership Advisory Commission, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Appropriations Subcommittee on Budget Transparency and Reform, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Oversight of Higher Education Governance, Excellence, and Transparency, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
General Revenue Dedicated Accounts Interim Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Joint Committee on Public School Finance System, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Select Committee on Health Care Education & Training, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Select Committee on the Fiscal Impact of Texas Border Support Operations, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Calendars Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Subcommittee on Budget Transparency and Reform, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
House Administration Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Higher Education Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Culture, Recreation, and Tourism Committee, Texas State House of Representatives