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Rafael AnchiaDEMDemocrat State Representative, District 103
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TXResidence (state)

Rafael Michael Anchía (born September 26, 1968) has been since 2005 a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives for the Dallas-based 103rd District. In addition to his representative work, Anchia is an attorney with the law firm Haynes & Boone LLP and co-founder and Managing Director of Civitas Capital Group. He had previously served on the board of the Dallas Independent School District. Anchia currently sits on the board of the interest group, Education Is Freedom. He is also a member of the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee and was a superdelegate to the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Tulane University School of Law
JD
1993
Southern Methodist University
BA Anthropology/Spanish/Latin American Studies
1986 - 1990
Centro Estudiantil Internacional
Attended
1988 - 1989
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
Texas State House of Representatives
2004 - Current
Attorney
Patton Boggs Limited Liability Partnership
Current
Managing Director
Civitas Capital Group
2014 - Current
Counsel
Haynes & Boone Law Firm
2006 - Current
Attorney
Haynes and Boone, Limited Liability Partnership, present
Former Adjunct Professor
University of Texas at Dallas
Former Adjunct Professor
Texas Technical University Law School
Former Visiting Professor
Tulane University School of Law
Former Visiting Professor
Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
Other Experience1 - 21 of 21
Member
Oak Cliff Lions Club
Current
Member
Catholic Campus Community, Southern Methodist University
Current
Member
Clements Center on Southwest Studies, Southern Methodist University
Current
Member
Dallas Assembly
Current
Member
Leadership Dallas Alumni Association
Current
Member
Hoblitzelle Foundation
Current
Member
Advisory Committee for Trade Policy and Negotiations, United States of America
2011 - 2015
Chair
Dallas Charter Review Commission
Former Chair
Dallas Independent School District Policy Committee
Former Member
Board of Trustees, Dallas Independent School District
Former Member
Pro Bono Committee, Patton Boggs Limited Liability Partnership
Former Member
National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund
Member
Democratic National Committee
Vice Chair
Labor and Economic Development Committee, National Conference of State Legislatures
Vice-President
Policy and Governance Committee, Dallas School Board
Former Chair
International Relations & Economic Development Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Chair
International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Select Committee on State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Pensions Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Energy Resources Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Land and Resource Management Committee, Texas State House of Representatives