Texas House Member

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Rep. Perez, Mary Ann

District 144


Capitol Address:

Room E1.208, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0460
(512) 463-0763 Fax

District Address:

101 S. Richey
Suite F
Pasadena, TX 77506
(713)274-2168 Fax

Counties Represented:

Harris (part)



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After graduating from Milby High School, Mary Ann Perez worked her way through college earning a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Houston-Downtown. She went on to build a successful insurance agency located in Southeast Harris County. While busy raising her 2 sons she continued to be an active member in the community. From 2006-2009 she served as President of the Meadow Creek Civic Association and was a permanent fixture of the hallways in her children's schools and extracurricular activities.

In 2009, Perez was elected Chair of the Houston Community College Board of Trustees. She worked diligently to move HCC and the community forward ensure programs reflected the needs of today's workforce. In addition, Mary Ann worked with area schools and community groups to develop programs geared toward improving the retention rate within the education system. As an HCC trustee, she held an annual job fair at the Southeast campus in partnership with Metro and local elected officials; she also partnered with HEB to provide free flu shots for the community.

Currently, as State Representative for House District 144, Perez serves on the Economic and Small Business Development Committee, the International Trade and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee, and the Rules and Resolutions Committee.

Being a caring leader, dedicated mother and passionate citizen Mary Ann continues to remain positive about the past, present and future of her community.

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  • Houston Hispanic Partnership
  • Greater Houston Partnership
last updated on 03/05/2013