|Member of the Arizona Corporation Commission|
January 7, 2019
|Preceded by||Thomas Forese|
January 5, 2009 –January 7, 2013
|Preceded by||Mike Gleason|
|Succeeded by||Susan Bitter Smith|
|Member of the Arizona Senate |
from the 23rd district
January 1, 1993 –December 31, 2000
|Member of the ArizonaHouseofRepresentatives |
from the 23rd district
January 1, 1987 –December 31, 1992
|Born||December 25, 1957|
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Education|| Maricopa County Community College |
Arizona State University, Tempe
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Susan Bitter Smith
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