Texas House Member

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Rep. Button, Angie Chen

District 112

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Capitol Address:

Room GW.8

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0486

District Address:

1201 International Parkway #130

Richardson, TX 75081

972-234-8980

972-470-0789 Fax

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Dallas (part)

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Biography

Angie Chen Button is currently serving as State Representative for House District 112 which includes portions of Garland, Richardson, Rowlett, Sachse, Wylie, and Dallas in Dallas County. She currently serves as Chair of the Urban Affairs Committee and as a member of the Higher Education Committee.

In previous sessions, Representative Button has served on the Appropriations, Ways and Means, Calendars, Technology, Rules and Resolutions, and Economic Development committees.

Representative Button worked for Texas Instruments (TI) where she promoted American products internationally as an International Marketing Manager. She is also a CPA with Masters’ degrees in Public Finance and Management Sciences.

Before her election to the Texas House in 2008, Rep. Button had a long record of public service and community involvement in the Metroplex. She was a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board and an Executive Committee Member of the Dallas Regional Mobility Coalition (DRMC). She served in leadership positions with chambers of commerce, citizen coalitions, and for other civic and non-profit organizations. She has also been part of the Dallas Assembly, the Dallas Summit, and the Women’s Museum Advisory Board.

Representative Button was born in Taipei, Taiwan. As a child, her seven person family lived in a 300 square foot, one-room hut without a kitchen or running water. She credits education with bringing her a better life. Rep. Button met her husband Darcy as a graduate student at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). They have lived in Richardson and Garland for 30 years. Their son, Dane is an Richardson ISD and University of Texas Graduate. The Button family recently welcomed the arrival of their first grandchild. Angie’s life has been the American dream-Texas style.

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