Barbara Leff

Arizona State Senator, 11th District, Republican  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    Husband: Edmund; 2 Children: Robert, Carolyn.

    Hometown
    Paradise Valley, AZ

    Education
    MS, Social Work, Simmons College, 1971
    BA, Boston University, 1969.

    Professional
    Clinical Social Worker, present
    Small Business Owner, Scottsdale Sports Center, 1985-1989
    Community College Instructor, Phoenix College, Glendale Community College, 1986-1988
    Medical Social Worker, Veterans Administrator, 1971-1975.

    Political
    President Pro-Tempore, Arizona State Senate, 2009-present
    Senator, Arizona State Senate, 2003-present
    Representative, Arizona State House of Representatives, 1996-2002
    Volunteer, Jon Kyl Senate Campaign.

    Religion
    Jewish

    Congressional Membership
    Chair, Commerce and Economic Development Committee, Arizona State Senate, present
    Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Arizona’s Business Climate, Arizona State Senate, present
    Member, Flinn Foundation's Arizona Bio-Science Road Map Steering Committee
    Member, Governor’s Arizona Partnership for the New Economy
    Member, Governor's Council on Innovation and Technology
    Member, Governor’s Leadership Council.

    Organizations
    Member, Jewish Community Relations Council, 1995-present
    Member, Manager County Medical Society Alliance, 1980-present
    Member, Special Olympics, 2000
    Chair, Russian Resettlement Project, 1990-1996.

Arizona
Last Update
10/23/2010
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