Sen. Michele Reagan – Chair of the Economic Development and Jobs Creation Committee, Arizona State Senate
Reagan was first elected to the House of Representatives in 2002, where she served for six years and was chair of the House Commerce Committee, the youngest female to hold the position. She is currently completing her second term in the Arizona Senate, where she is chair of the Economic Development and Jobs Creation Committee.
Surprising fact: “Despite being elected for over a decade, I am actually a very private person. And, I used to be terrified of public speaking and publicity.”
Biggest challenge: “I used to want to please everyone, and in a political environment that is impossible. My new motto is. ‘If everyone is happy with you, you aren’t being very effective.’”
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