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Rep. Reynolds, Ron

District 27

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Capitol Address:

Room E1.314, Capitol Extension
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
(512) 463-0494
(512) 463-1403 Fax

District Address:

2440 Texas Parkway, Suite 102
Missouri City, Texas 77489
(281) 208-3574
(281) 208-3696 Fax

Counties Represented:

Fort Bend (part)

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Biography

Ron Reynolds, is State Representative for Fort Bend County's House District 27. He is the first African American elected as State Representative in Fort Bend County since Reconstruction. Ron represents parts of Houston, Missouri City, Sugar Land, Pearland, Stafford, Fresno and Arcola.

Ron is a graduate of Texas Southern University and received his degree in Public Affairs, "magna cum laude". Ron received a Doctor of Jurisprudence from Texas Tech Univ. School of Law.

Ron serves on the House Environmental Regulation and Technology committees. Speaker Straus appointed him to serve on the Energy Committee of the National Conference of State Legislators. Ron currently serves as the House Democratic Whip. This is the second highest ranking position within the Democratic Caucus.

Ron is an Attorney and certified Mediator. He is a partner in Brown, Brown & Reynolds law firm. Ron has the distinction of being one of the youngest people appointed to serve as an Associate Municipal Judge for The City of Houston. He was also an adjunct professor at Texas Southern University. He is past President of the Houston Lawyers Association and also has served as President of the Missouri City NAACP branch. Ron is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Every Ready Lodge and 100 Black Men of America.

Ron has received numerous achievement awards for his legal and legislative work. Last session he was voted "Freshman Legislator of the Year" and "Public Servant of the Year" by the National Minority Contractors Association-Houston Chapter, "Best Attorney in Houston" by H Texas magazine. Some other awards include: Houston's Top 40 Leaders under 40, Houston Citizens Chamber of Commerce "Business Pinnacle Award", NAACP Drum Major for Justice Award, EEOC Civil Rights All-Star Award, American Red Cross Humanitarian Award, and YMCA Minority Achievers Award.

Ron is committed to supporting small and minority businesses. He sponsored legislation and fought to strengthen the states HUB program for minority businesses. Ron believes that "to whom much is given, much is required." Above all his accomplishments, Ron is most proud and grateful for his wife, Dr. Jonita Reynolds and his three children.

last updated on 02/04/2013