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Rep. Shaheen, Matt

District 66

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Room E1.420

P.O. Box 2910

Austin, TX 78768

(512) 463-0594

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Biography

State Representative Matt Shaheen serves the citizens of District 66 in the Texas House of Representatives, representing West Plano and far North Dallas. He currently sits on the Human Services and the State Affairs House Committees. Previously, Representative Shaheen served five years on the Collin County Commissioners Court representing the citizens of Precinct 1. As a Commissioner, he represented Collin County on the Conference of Urban Counties Policy Committee, the Texas Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee and the North Texas Criminal Justice Committee.

Before entering politics, Representative Shaheen was appointed by then Governor Rick Perry to the State Board of Social Workers where he chaired the board's Professional Development Committee and served on the Ethics Committee. A technology executive with 30 years of experience, the Representative specializes in corporate digital transformations. He and his wife, Robyn, have been married for 28 years, and they have three children together. They attend Prestonwood Baptist Church where Representative Shaheen serves as a Deacon, greeter, and volunteers at the church's crisis pregnancy center.

Representative Shaheen is a native of Virginia where he received his Bachelor's degree from Randolph-Macon College and won All Conference honors in football. He also holds a Master's degree from SMU.

El Representante del Estado Matt Shaheen sirve a los ciudadanos del Distrito 66 en la Cámara de Representantes de Texas, representando a West Plano y Far North Dallas. Se desempeña en el Comité de Formas y Medios de la Cámara y como Vicepresidente del Comité de Asuntos Urbanos de la Cámara. Previamente, el Sr. Shaheen se desempeñó cinco años en el Tribunal de Comisionados del Condado de Collin representando a los ciudadanos del Precinto 1.

El Sr. Shaheen se clasifica sistemáticamente entre los legisladores más conservadores y a favor de las empresas de Texas. A Matt le apasiona asegurarse de que Texas se mantenga como un brillante ejemplo para el resto de los Estados Unidos a través de impuestos bajos, gobiernos limitados, excelencia educativa y valores tradicionales. El Representante Shaheen y su esposa Robyn tienen 25 años de casados y tres hijos. Matt y su familia asisten a la Iglesia Bautista de Prestonwood, donde Matt se desempeña como diácono, ujier y en la junta del centro de embarazo de la iglesia.

Matt es nativo de Virginia, donde recibió su Licenciatura del Randolph-Macon College y ganó los honores de All Conference en fútbol. También se graduó como Magíster en la SMU (Southern Methodist University).

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