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Rep. Beckley, Michelle

District 65

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Capitol Address:

Room E2.704

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0478

(512) 463-2089 Fax

District Address:

3740 N Josey Lane, Suite 136

Carrollton, TX 75007

(972) 395-3519

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Denton (part)

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Biography

Representative Michelle Beckley was elected to serve House District 65 in the Texas House of Representatives on November 8, 2018. She was inspired to run for office after attending the Dallas Women's March in 2017.

Representative Beckley has lived in her district for her entire life. The daughter of Jim and Terrie Beckley, she attended public school in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. After graduating from Newman Smith High School, Representative Beckley attended Texas A&M University, receiving a degree in Biomedical Sciences in 1992.

Representative Beckley worked in sales immediately following college, but returned to Carrollton to manage the family business, Kookaburra Bird Shop. In 2003, she purchased shop and continues to manage it today.

Representative Beckley is married to Martin Mikes. They reside in Carrollton with their two Standard Poodles, Mischief and Mayhem and cats, Max and Mika. She is an avid bicyclist and has completed two Ironman Triathlons.

Her priorities for the 86th Legislative Session are providing healthcare for all Texans, medical marijuana and hemp research. She has been appointed to serve on the Agriculture and Livestock and the Business and Industry Committees.

Representative Beckley represents House District 65, which is comprised of the major parts of Carrollton and Lewisville, in Denton County.

La Representante Michelle Beckley fue electa para servir al Distrito 65 en la Cámara de Representantes de Texas el 8 de noviembre de 2018. Se inspiró para postularse para el cargo después de asistir a la Marcha de las mujeres de Dallas en 2017.

La Representante Beckley vivió en su distrito toda su vida. Es hija de Jim y Terrie Beckley, y asistió a escuelas públicas en el Distrito Escolar Independiente de Carrollton-Farmers Branch. Después de graduarse en la Escuela Secundaria Newman Smith, la Representante Beckley asistió a la Universidad de Texas A&M, donde se graduó en Ciencias Biomédicas en 1992.

La Representante Beckley trabajó en ventas inmediatamente después de la universidad, pero volvió a Carrollton para administrar la empresa familiar: la tienda de aves Kookaburra. Compró la tienda en 2003 y hoy sigue dirigiéndola.

La Representante Beckley está casada con Martin Mikes. Residen en Carrollton con sus dos caniches, Mischief y Mayhem, y los gatos Max y Mika. Es una ávida ciclista y ha completado dos triatlones de Ironman.

Sus prioridades para el 86.° Período de Sesiones Legislativas son: proveer atención de la salud para todos los texanos, marihuana médica e investigación sobre el cáñamo. Fue designada para desempeñarse en los Comités de Agricultura y Ganadería y de Empresas e Industria.

La Representante Beckley representa al Distrito 65 de la Cámara, que comprende las mayores partes de Carrollton y Lewisville, del Condado de Denton.

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