Garnet F. Coleman
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Garnet F. Coleman

Democrat

State Representative, District 147

Texas
(512) 463-1260

Addresses

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Capitol
Room 4N.10 Post Office Box 2910
Austin, TX. 78768
Houston District Office
5445 Alameda Suite 501
Houston, TX. 77004
State Capitol
Room 4N.10 P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX. 78768-2910
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Garnet F. Coleman

State Representative, District 147
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Years of Age
30
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Garnet Fredrick Coleman (born September 8, 1961) is an American politician. Since 1991, he has been a member of the Texas House of Representatives for the 147th district, located entirely within Houston and Harris County.

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Experience

Education

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University of Saint Thomas
BA Political Science and Government
1990
Howard University
Attended
Harvard University's Senior Executive Program for State and Local Government
Graduated

Past Positions

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Representative
Texas State House of Representatives
1991 - Current
Urban Politics Lecturer
University of Saint Thomas
Current
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Apartments for America, Incorporated
1999 - Current
Field Director
Clinton/Gore Presidential Campaign, Harris County
1992
Business Development Counselor
Office of Minority Business Affairs, Austin
1990 - 1991
Staff Assistant
Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations
1990
Shareholder
Peacole Ice Cream
1987 - Current
Congressional Intern
United States Representative Mickey Leland
1981
Owner
Coleman Strategies, 1997-present

Other Experience

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Advisory Board
Houston Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council
Current
Board Member
South Central Young Mens' Christian Association (YMCA)
Current
Board Member
DePelchin Children's Center
Current
Board Member
The Ensemble Theater
Current
Board Member
Progressive States Network
Current
Board Member
Third Ward Redevelopment Council Member, National Mental Health Association
Current
Creator
Operation SMART Youth Development Program
Current
Member
University Oaks Civic Association
Current
Member
Houston Children's Museum Advisory Board
Current
Member
National Mental Health Association
Current
Member
Board of Directors, Interfaith Ministries
Current
Member
Advisory Board, Campfire Boys and Girls
Current
Volunteer
United Negro College Fund
Current
Delegate
Democratic National Convention
1992
Founder
S.M.A.R.T. Kids
1991
Precinct Chair
Democratic Precinct Convention
1990
Delegate
State Democratic Convention
1988
Board Member
Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee
Board Member
Midtown Re-development Authority
Former Member
State Legislators for Health Reform
Life Member
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), present
Sustaining Member
Texas Democratic Party
Sustaining Member
Harris County Democratic Party
Former Member
Federal Economic Stabilization Funding, Texas State House of Representatives
Former Member
Calendars Committee, Texas State House of Representatives
Chair
Legislative Study Group
Chair Emeritus
Texas Legislative Black Caucus