Texas House Member

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Rep. Farney, Marsha

District 20

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Capitol Address:

Room E2.606

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0309

(512) 463-0049 Fax

District Address:

1633 Williams Drive, Suite 201

Georgetown, TX 78628

(512) 863-7872

Counties Represented:

Burnet, Milam, Williamson (part)

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Biography

Marsha Farney was elected in 2012 to represent District 20 in the Texas House of Representatives. Rep. Farney's district consists of Burnet, Milam and the northern portion of Williamson County including Georgetown, the County seat, and Sun City.

Rep. Farney earned her BS and MS degrees in education from Texas A&M, Commerce, and her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Texas, Austin. She also earned additional certifications qualifying her to serve as a counselor and principal.

Prior to her election to the House of Representatives, she was elected to the District 10 seat of the State Board of Education serving 16 counties and 1.8 million residents. An award winning former classroom teacher, middle school and high school counselor, and adjunct professor at Texas A&M University, Commerce, Rep. Farney has relevant experience at every level of public education. She brings the unique perspective of a public school parent and an experienced educator to her role as a State Representative.

An active civic and philanthropic leader in her community for many years, she has served as a board member for several organizations including the Seton Williamson Hospital Women's Foundation Board, The Williamson Museum, The Main Street Advisory Board and the Chisholm Trail Communities Foundation. Rep. Farney enjoys supporting organizations that make a difference in the lives of children such as the Children's Advocacy Center and the Boys and Girls Club.

Rep. Farney is a lifelong Republican and fourth generation Texan with familial roots dating back to when Texas was a young Republic. She and her husband, Bryan, reside in Georgetown and enjoy spending time with their three children and two grandchildren.

Marsha Farney fue electa en el 2012 para representar al Distrito 20 en la Cámara de Representantes de Texas. El Distrito de la representante Farney abarca los condados de Burnet, Milam y parte norte de Williamson, incluyendo Sun City y Georgetown, la capital del condado.

La representante Farney obtuvo su Licenciatura y Maestría en Educación en la Universidad de Texas A&M Commerce y su Doctorado en Programas Educativos e Instrucción en la Universidad de Texas en Austin. Asimismo, ha recibido certificaciones adicionales que la califican para desempeñarse como consejera estudiantil y directora de escuela.

Previo a su elección a la Cámara de Representantes, fue elegida para el escaño del Distrito 10 en la Junta Estatal de Educación que atiende a dieciséis condados y a 1.8 millones de residentes. Recibió distinciones como maestra, fue consejera de escuelas medias y secundarias, y profesora adjunta en la Universidad de Texas de A&M Commerce, lo que implica que Farney cuenta con la experiencia pertinente en todos los niveles de la educación pública. Trae consigo la singular perspectiva de ser madre de alumnos en escuelas públicas y una educadora experimentada.

Como líder cívica y filantrópica de su comunidad durante muchos años, ha sido miembro del Consejo de Administración de varias organizaciones incluyendo Seton Williamson Hospital Women’s Foundation, Williamson Museum, The Main Street Advisory Board y Chisholm Trail Communities Foundation. Disfruta de brindar apoyo a organizaciones que marcan diferencias positivas en la vida de los niños, como Children’s Advocacy Center y Boys and Girls Club.

La representante Farney es republicana de toda la vida y texana de cuarta generación, con raíces familiares que se remontan a cuando Texas era una República joven. Ella y su esposo, Bryan, residen en Georgetown y les encanta pasar tiempo con sus tres hijos y dos nietos.

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