Marsha Farney

Marsha Farney REPRepublican

American educator, businesswoman and state legislator

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Marsha FarneyREPRepublican American educator, businesswoman and state legislator
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Marsha Lane Hatley Farney (born December 15, 1958) is an American businesswoman and former educator from Georgetown, Texas. From 2013 to 2017, she was a Republican member of the Texas House of Representatives for District 20, based in Burnet and Milam counties and a portion of northern Williamson County, a suburb of Austin in the central portion of the state.In her bid for a third term, Farney was unseated in the Republican primary election held on March 1, 2016, by Terry Wilson, who polled 18,754 votes (54.3 percent) to her 15,809 (45.7 percent).

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Education5 - 5 of 3
Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce
MS Interdisciplinary Studies
Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce
BS Education
University of Texas, Austin
PhD Curriculum and Instruction
Past Positions1 - 9 of 9
Representative
Texas State House of Representatives
2012 - 2017
Member
Texas State Board of Education
2010 - 2012
Delegate
Williamson County, Texas Republican State Convention
2010
Former Clinical Instructor
Department of Elementary Education
Former Counselor
Paris High School, Paris Independent School District
Former Counselor
Westview Middle School, Pflugerville Independent School District
Former Elementary Teacher
North Lamar Independent School District
Former Elementary Teacher
Paris Independent School District
Former University Liaison
North Lamar Independent School District/Paris Independent School District
Other Experience1 - 20 of 20
Member
Board of Directors, Chisholm Trail Community Foundation
2007 - Current
Member
Women's Development Board, Seton Williamson Hospital
2007 - Current
Member
Board of Directors, Williamson County Historical Museum
2005 - Current
Member
Main Street Advisory Board, Georgetown, Texas
2004 - 2005
Member
Board of Directors, Bastrop Education Foundation
2003 - 2004
Member
Education, Business and Industry Coalition, Lamar County
1994 - 1996
Member
Lamar County Reading Council
1994 - 1996
Member
Board of Directors, Taylor Area Businesswomen Association
Member
First Baptist Church
Member
Georgetown Area Republican Women's Club
Member
International Reading Association
Member
Parent Teacher Association
Member
Texas Reading Association
Member
Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
Member
Williamson County Republican Women's Club
Former Member
Public Education Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Educator Quality Subcommittee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
State Affairs Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
House Administration Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Vice Chair
Committee on Instruction, Texas State Board of Education