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Raumesh AkbariDEMDemocrat State Senator, District 29
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Raumesh Aleza Akbari (ruh-MESH ack-BERRY) (born April 14, 1984) is an American politician and member of the Tennessee Senate for the 29th district since 2019. She was formerly a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives for the 91st district. She currently serves as First Vice Chair of the Education Committee, and a member of the Commerce and Labor Committee, and the Ethics Subcommittee. She is a member of the Democratic Party. Senator Akbari is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated and The Links, Incorporated.

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Cordova High School
Saint Louis University School of Law
Washington University in St. Louis
Past Positions1 - 10 of 10
Commissioner
The White House
2021 - Current
Vice Chair
Education Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Democratic Caucus Chair
Tennessee State Senate
2019 - Current
Senator
Tennessee State Senate
2019 - Current
Minority Floor Leader
Tennessee State House of Representatives
2017 - 2019
Representative
Tennessee State House of Representatives
2013 - 2019
Owner
World Trichology Institute
Current
Owner
Lisa Akbari Hair Care Products
Current
Regional Convention Coordinator
Midwest Black Law Student Association
2008 - 2009
Service Learning Coordinator
Saint Louis University School of Law
2008 - 2009
Other Experience1 - 38 of 38
Member
Northwest Law and Transportation Academy
Current
Member
Memphis Urban League Young Professionals
Current
Member
New Hope Baptist Church in Memphis
Current
Member
Ben F. Jones Chapter, National Bar Association
Current
Member
Women's Law Student Association
Current
Member
American Bar Association
Current
Member
Memphis Bar Association
Current
Member
Mound City Bar Association, Law Student Division
Current
Member
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Current
Volunteer
Metropolitan Inter-Faith Association (MIFA) Meals on Wheels
Current
Member
Leadership Council, The Council of State Governments
2017
President
Black Law Student Association
2008 - 2009
Vice President
Black Law Student Association
2007 - 2008
President
Association of Black Students
2004 - 2006
Student Life Committee Member
Washington University Board of Trustees
2004 - 2006
Board Member
National Civil Rights Museum
Co-Chair
Committee on Children, Youth and Families, National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Co-Chair
Interbranch Affairs Committee, The Council of State Governments
Co-Founder
The Solution Community Service Organization
Financial Secretary
National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women
Former Chair
Tennessee Black Caucus of State Legislators
Member
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Member
Democratic Party of Shelby County
Member
Shelby County Young Democrats
Member
Democratic Women of Shelby County
Member
The Links Incorporated
Participant
East-West Center New Generation Seminar Leader
State Leader
Women in Government
Treasurer
National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Member
Judiciary Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Member
Ethics Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Member
Commerce and Labor Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
2021 - Current
Former Member
Ethics Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Ethics Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Administration and Planning Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Criminal Justice Subcommittee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Criminal Justice Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives
Former Member
Education Instruction and Programs Committee, Tennessee State House of Representatives