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Rep. Donna Howard
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Texas State House District 48
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Texas State House District 48
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Rep. Donna Howard

Texas State House District 48

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Austin, TX 78763

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Rep. Donna Howard was first elected to the Texas House in 2006. She is currently in her third session as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which oversees the state budget. For Appropriations, she sits on the Article III Subcommittee – which handles education spending – and on the Budget Transparency and Reform Subcommittee. Donna is the Vice Chair of the Calendars Committee, which sets the schedule for the consideration of bills on the House floor, and is also a longtime member of the Higher Education and House Administration Committees. She is a well-respected leader on school finance, nursing, and women’s health.

A native of Austin, Donna earned a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and a Master’s degree in health education from the University of Texas. She worked as a critical care nurse at Brackenridge and Seton hospitals, and served as Austin’s first hospital-based Patient Education Coordinator. Donna is a past president of the Texas Nurses Association (District 5) and was a health education instructor at UT.

Donna was elected to the Eanes ISD board in West Austin for the 1996-1999 term. She has served on the boards of Austin Area Interreligious Ministries, Common Cause Texas, Texas Freedom Network, and the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She now serves as a board member of the Expanding Horizons Foundation, supporting low-income housing and education.

Representative Howard is married to attorney Derek Howard, is the mother of three adult children, grandmother to three perfect grandchildren, and is active in her neighborhood and church communities.

Biography courtesy of www.teamhowardtx.com and The Texas Tribune.

Rep. Donna Howard was first elected to the Texas House in 2006. She is currently in her third session as a member of the House Appropriations Committee, which oversees the state budget. For Appropriations, she sits on the Article III Subcommittee – which handles education spending – and on the Budget Transparency and Reform Subcommittee. Donna is the Vice Chair of the Calendars Committee, which sets the schedule for the consideration of bills on the House floor, and is also a longtime member of the Higher Education and House Administration Committees. She is a well-respected leader on school finance, nursing, and women’s health.

A native of Austin, Donna earned a Bachelor’s degree in nursing and a Master’s degree in health education from the University of Texas. She worked as a critical care nurse at Brackenridge and Seton hospitals, and served as Austin’s first hospital-based Patient Education Coordinator. Donna is a past president of the Texas Nurses Association (District 5) and was a health education instructor at UT.

Donna was elected to the Eanes ISD board in West Austin for the 1996-1999 term. She has served on the boards of Austin Area Interreligious Ministries, Common Cause Texas, Texas Freedom Network, and the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. She now serves as a board member of the Expanding Horizons Foundation, supporting low-income housing and education.

Representative Howard is married to attorney Derek Howard, is the mother of three adult children, grandmother to three perfect grandchildren, and is active in her neighborhood and church communities.

Biography courtesy of www.teamhowardtx.com and The Texas Tribune.

Rep. Donna Howard

Texas State House District 48

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HQ phone# (512) 971-9488
Website

P.O. Box 5375
Austin, TX 78763

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