Joyce Elliott

Arkansas State Senator, 33rd District, Democratic  



  • Gender
    Female

    Family
    1 Child: Elliott Barnes

    Hometown
    Little Rock, AR

    Education
    MA, English, Ouachita Baptist University, 1981
    BA, English/Speech, Southern Arkansas University, 1973.

    Professional
    Employee, College Board, 2004
    High School Teacher, Arkansas/Texas/Florida/Minnesota.

    Political
    Senator, Arkansas State Senate, 2008-present
    Representative, Arkansas State House of Representatives, 2000-2006.

    Congressional Membership
    Appointed Member, Governor-Elect Mike Beebe’s Transition Team, 2006
    Representative, GlobalPOWER, 2006
    Representative, Foreign Policy Institute for State Legislators, 2004
    Former Member, Aging, Youth, and Families Committee, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Member, Budget, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Chair, Education Committee, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Member, Insurance and Commerce, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Member, Judiciary Committee, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Member, Personnel and Energy, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Chair, Subcommittee on Budget, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Chair, Subcommittee on Higher Education, Arkansas State House of Representatives
    Former Chair, Subcommittee on State Agencies, Arkansas State House of Representatives.

    Organizations
    Board Member, Accelerate Arkansas
    Board Member, American Federation of Teachers
    Member, Arkansas Women’s Forum and the Arkansas Women’s Leadership Forum
    Board Member, City Year of Little Rock
    Board Member, Just Communities of Central Arkansas
    Board Member, MacArthur Military Museum
    Member, Mosaic Church
    Member, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    Former Member, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards College Board of Trustees
    Former Member, National Commission on the High School Senior Year
    Board Member, National Commission on Writing in America’s Schools and Colleges
    Board Member, Women’s Action for New Directions Education Fund
    Board Member, Women and Children First.

Arkansas
Last Update
10/23/2010
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